Joost van den Broek

Name Joost van den Broek
Birth date 13 July 1982
Country Netherlands
City Unknown


Joost van den Broek has been playing keyboard for 12 years now. 4 years he studied at the conservatorium in Enschede ‘Musicproduction & Keyboards’, after his graduation he started a masterstudy called 'Musictechnology'.
Joost plays/played for a.o. Star One/Ayreon ( , Sun Caged (, VandenBerg, ANAND ( and Robby Valentine.
Thereby he has done several productions for various bands and projects. His major influences are: Derek Sherinian, Steve Vai, Ayreon/Star One, Muse, Jamiroquai & Devin Townsend.
Playing keyboards in a metalband is something Joost always enjoyed most, being a full part of a band, their sound and perfomance. One of the things he likes most is producing the fattest and weirdest sounds on his synthesizer and playing the keytar (shoulderkeyboard) !

Playing in After Forever gives him a lot of new opportunities musically as well as professionally. Remagine is the first album featuring Joost. After Forever gave him a lot of space to write, arrange and produce this release with them !

Short other things you should know about Joost:

Nickname: Juiced or Juicy
Gear: Clavia Nordlead 3, Korg Triton, Yamaha P-90 and P-80 Stagepiano, Roland AX-1 and AX-7Shoulderkeyboard, Roland Juno Alfa 2, MicroKorg, Yamaha A-4000 Sampler, Roland sustain & expression pedals, Ultimate stands, Logic Audio Platinum (PC).
Joost endorses Clavia Nordlead, Korg, Roland and Ultimate Stands .
Spare time: sleeping, besides that music all the time…