Cajan Witmer - Piano

Amsterdam born Cajan Witmer studied and graduated at the Rotterdam Conservatory.

Besides playing in the Armando Cairo Quartet, he is leader of his own trio El Trio.

In 1989 Cajan Witmer won the first prize for composition at the Meervaart Jazz Concours.

Cajan Witmer is a member of Carmen Gomez Inc. With this group he made several well-received CD's. Cajan also is accompanist of singer Ingram Washington from Detroit.

Besides being a very busy freelancer in the jazzscene, Cajan also performs with Latin- Funk- and Soul bands. Cajan was a member of the Hans Dulfer Jazz band for one and a half year, and through the years, he played an important role in several of Rinus GreenfieldĖs bands.

Sonny Clark is one of his favorite piano players.