At age seven, Kleijn played the guitar for the first time. Ten years later, he was admitted to the Prince Claus Conservatoire en he graduated recently with a 9,5. Last year he won the VNO-NCW Noord Talent Award and he won the GasTerra Talent Award during Swingin' Groningen. Clearly, the jury's are unanimous: he is a true upcoming talent!
Daan Kleijn also received the Huygens Scholarship Programme, which gives him the opportunity to study in New York for two years. Visitors at radio6.nl can follow Daan through the blog he posts, as well as new recordings and so on!
(source: radio 6)