Violist / Composer Oene van Geel (1973) is a true adventurer in music. Influenced by jazz, Indian music, chamber music and free improvisation, he has applied his virtuoso improvising skills and his compositional talents to a wide range of musical activities. He has toured in Europe, India, Japan, the US and Canada. As a player he is currently active with Zapp 4, Estafest, The Nordanians and OOOO (with Tony Roe, Oguz Buyukberber and Kenzo Kusuda). In addition to these groups he is regularly invited as an improvising guest soloist. In 2013 he received the prestigious VPRO Boy Edgar Price.