Jeroen Truyen is a Jazz drummer, composer, music teacher and music student from the Netherlands. He grew up in a family of musicians. by age 6 he had taken up the drums and started studying with dutch Jazz drummer Geert Roelofs and later continued is musical education studying his bachelor of music Jazz drums and percussion at the Conservatory of Maastricht, NL (2011)
In 2014 he moved to New York City to deepen his craft and study at the prestigious New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music with Jazz greats like Reggie Workman, Gregory Hutchinson, John Riley and Kendrick Scott. He also performed around the City in well known venues (Rockwood Music Hall, Smoke Jazz club, Smalls Jazz club) and recorded his first album with his group “Oneword” at Systems Two in Brooklyn as well as different recordings as a sideman.
Returning to Europe he won the European Jazz Award 2015 with “Sara Decker Group” in Italy at the Tuscia in Jazz Competition. He also became finalist at Lee Ritenour's Six String Drums competition 2016.
He is currently working on his own compositions and performs being a high- demand drummer of all styles, performing with amongst others; Guido’s Orchestra (NL) Kike Perdomo (ES) Djamel Laroussi(ALG), Sara Decker(DE) and many more..