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"Van Galen Band"

 

                                     Van Galen Band


2005-In Miami, Florida Van Galen and  Jaklin  Bell   jointly established .Van Galen Band

The Van  Galen  Band -Original music ,  Rock.,  Classic  rock  and  Blues.

2007-Washington DC , USA the band has a new   member- the singer, Trip.

Van Galen , Jaki Bell , Stephen "Trip" Pitts

Van Galen’s Band music is already broadcasting from more than 30 radio stations in USa ,Canada and Europe

March 1/2011 DC 101 has added Van Galen Band to their New Artist feature!!

Nominated for Grammy Awards-2017 

DC 101 DC’s Rock Station , News Radio , WTAM 1100-ClevlandWTAK 106.1 Huntsville’s Classic Rock Radio

95.1 Radio The Fox The Wease Show , 107.3 FM Radio , Hot Country 106.5 Radio, 104.3 MY FM Radio

Jam’n 94.5 Radio , 106KMEL Radio , 98.7 WMZO Radio Washington DC , Y100 Miami’s Hit Music Station

Rock 105.30KIOZ-FM  Radio San Diego , Philli’s Power99 Radio , K99-Radio , KJ108FM Radio , 911TABS-Radio

Wild 95.5 Radio  The Palm Beaches’Hit Music , WNCI 97.7 Radio , MYV 101 Radio Memphis , KLIFE 106.3 Radio

95.5 Kiss FM  Radio Cleveland OH , Country 92.5 FM Hartford , BIG 98 Country WSIX Radio  Nashville

101.1 WNOE Radio New Orleans , 96.1 WSRS Radio , DC 101 DC’s Rock Station , FOX ROCKS Radio

KOOL 105.5 Radio Palm Beach ,  103.7 The Band Radio and more.

                                       Contest:


February – 2010  Guitar Center, Ernie Ball  Music Man, Slash / Famecast Team contest and:

Producet  by Mike Clink ( Guns N Roses, Megadet , Motley Crue.)

Slash / Famecast  Tem Contest .February 2010 -Top-50   Van Galen Band # 10

Song: Just  Another Weekend, Original Music by Van Galen and Jaklin Bell, Lyrics by Trip.

February - 2009. Ernie Ball Battle of the bands.

Ernie Ball Battle of the bands-contest, Top- 50  Van Galen Band # 47.

Song: Gators, Original Music by Van Galen and Jaklin Bell, Lyrics by Trip.

Van Galen- Musical  college , Specialized  guitar and poano. Music Conservatory .

Van Galen is an internationally recognized composer, arranger, and performer. His compositions are performed 
in Europe,      USA Japan. He is highly prominent in the artistic development of independent musical productions as
well as composition and sound design for film and television work. He has composed many songs and albums with renowned singers and music groups in Europe. Submitted below is documentary recognition of some of
Mr. Van Galen     most notable achievements in the musical world.

Van Galen is a composer, arranger, and studio musician in his own sound recording studio and Musician in most of the top pop and rock clubs in Florida.

Bobby Vinton US tour employed Van Galen as guitar player, studio musician and sound engineer.

Nominated for Grammy Awards-2005,2017.

Chester International Co., Ltd., Japan a producer of pop performances and film music, employed Van Galen asa highly  professional original music composer, arranger, and studio musician in his own sound recording studio.

Apollo Entertainment Production, LTD, Finland, confirming that Mr. Van Galen was engaged in our organization     performing with his band ,  Marathon Band as a musician in most of the top  rock concerts and festivals  in Finland, Sweden,  Norway, Holland, Germany , Austria , Denmark………………. (Europe)

Recognized as one of the top 40 bands in all  of  Europe.

Seven Days TV Network certifies that Van Galen has been a co- producer of the “Folk + TV Show.”

Radio Sofia National Radio and National TV employed.

Mr. Van Galen, studio guitar musician.


                                Albums 


Lifetime                               2007

Back Side Of The Moon     2009

Waterstock 2010                 2010

Shut up and listen               2011

Shut up and get up              2012

Back to the blues vol:1        2014

Back to the blues vol:2        2015                                             

Back to the blues vol:3        2017

Two Guitars in One Soul     2018

Alive and Kicking                 2019                                                                                                                                   

                         Solo albums by Van Galen

                                                                                             

“Rock and Jazz Time” Original Music, arrangements, mastering and sound design by Van Galen, Made  in Europe

“The Globe” Original Music, arrangements, mastering and sound design by Van Galen, Made  in Europe.    

“Doors” Original Music, arrangement, mastering and sound design by Van Galen, Made  in Europe.

“Two Eyes”. Original Music, arrangement, mastering and sound design by Van Galen Made in Europe.

                                                                                                                                                 Van Galen

Van Galen played and wrote many songs and albums with old stars from Europe and many more.

“Rock Musician Van Galen Collected his Best Pieces in Album”. The composer Van Galen has collecte hisbiggest  hits  within one cassette and one CD published by the European National Center for Music and Art and produced at Marathon Records Studio.

Mr. Van Galen has made songs for many European stars. At present he is composing music for two films.

                                                                              

                                    Member  ship:


FIM)  (a member of the International Federation of Musicians) with headquarters in Paris, France, certifies:  That he has major status in Classic Guitar and Composition and that he is a member in the Union of Europa.
Musicians and Dancers uniting Professional musicians and ballet dancers.

European Association of Performers and Producers certifies:  That Van Galen is a member of the

Association for Collective Management of Producers’ and Performers’ Rights

MUSICAUTHOR (a copyright agency) certifies that Van Galen is a member of the association as the

author of  music and arrangements.

American Federation of Musicians USA and Canada ,

Writer ASCAP member USA.

                                                                                      

                                       Jaki Bell:


Musical college.Specialized in piano and contrabass.

Music Conservatory .Over twenty years of experience in dealing explicitly with music. Played as a pianist for 12 years in a band known as Marathon Band.

Recognized as one of the top 40 bands in all  of  Europe.

Apollo Entertainment Production, LTD, Finland, confirming that Jaklin Belitchovski was engaged in our organization    Marathon Band   in Finland, Sweden, Norway Germany Austria Denmark and traveled throughout ,Scandinavia and Europe fulfilling various contracts.

Performed regularly in television musicals.

Played as a pianist in a Van Galen Band in many different music clubs, concerts, and festivals.Performed in the same band in top clubs and concerts places in, Florida, Georgia, and Ohio and………. in Canada and Europe.

                                                                     

                                      Member  ship:


FIM) (a member of the International Federation of Musicians  with headquarters in Paris, France), certifies:
That she has major status in Piano and Composition and that she is a member in the Union of Europa.
Musicians and Dancers        uniting Professional musicians and ballet dancers, European Association of Performers and Producers.

 That Jaklin Bell is a member of the Association for Collective Management of Producers’ and Performers’ Rights.

MUSICAUTHOR (a copyright agency) certifies that Jaklin Belitchovski is a member of the association as theauthor of music and arrangements.

                                                                    

                                Stephen "Trip" Pitts:


Trip started writing lyrics and poetry in his teens and carried with him a passion for music and singing rock and the blues. 

 He and his brother, Chris, formed their first band - a heavy metal group called Broken Glass in the mid-eighties and over the next two decades, Trip played in bands including Bad Apple, Standing
8, and the Buds;    finally coming full circle with his brother in the acoustic duo, Almost 11.  

Trip met Van Galen and Jaki Bell in late 2007, With their combination of classic rock and the blues, it was a perfect match for his passion. Trip is solo singer and lyrics writer in Van Galen Band.

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