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Joep Beving: Bio

The world is a hectic place right now. I felt a deep urge to reconnect on a basic human level with people in general. Music as our universal language has the power to unite. Regardless of our cultural differences I believe we have an innate understanding of what it means to be human. We have our goosebumps to show for it. It's incredible to see that an artist can reach people all over the world simply by playing the music that I believe in – music in its purest form.

"Solipsism" refers to the philosophical idea that reality only exists in one's mind. Everything outside of it, the external world and the minds of others, cannot truly be known and hence does not exist. My music is an experiment in existential communication, a belief in an absolute aesthetic, to prove that a universal and metaphysical reality does exist.

My new album called "Prehension" will be released on 7 April 2017.

1 Ab Ovo  
2 Kawakaari  
3 The Gift  
4 Impermanence  
5 A Heartfelt Silence  
6 Sonderling  
7 Le souvenir des temps gracieux  
8 Pippa's Theme  
9 The Man Who Carried The Wind  
10 Seelenkind  
11 432  
12 Hanging D  
13 A Heartfelt Silence 2  
14 An Amalgamation Waltz 1839  
15 Every Ending Is A New Beginning  
Joep Beving - Ab Ovo
Maarten Vos en Joep Beving op Cross-linx 2018
Joep Beving live @Funkhaus Berlin

In advance of Dutch composer and pianist Joep Beving's second album Prehension on Deutsche Grammophon, comes a short film by Iranian-Dutch artist Rahi Rezvani that captures Joep's distinct musical world. Joep says of this video, "I met Rahi Rezvani by chance some years ago. Little did I know then that this encounter would result in the great collaboration we have today. It is a privilege to work with someone who manages to translate my musical world into images and stories so seamlessly." Beving has become a one-man success story  after – writing, recording and releasing his debut album Solipsism which has been streamed nearly 60 million times globally. "I call it ‘simple music for complex emotions,'" says Joep, summing up its universal appeal. "The world is a hectic place right now and I feel a deep urge to reconnect on a basic human level with people in general. Music as our universal language has the power to unite."

10 NEW  30 TOTAL
SYND:
PRI/Echoes
Direct: SiriusXM, MOOD, Stingray
Markets include: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Houston, Portland, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Albuquerque, Berkeley CA, Barcelona
INTER: Canada, Spain
Online: Musicas Imaginadas, Radio Despi, Journeyscapes, theartsdesk

Crossover Media Projects with: Joep Beving