For the album ‘Love For Life’ Bernhard Reinke has written and arranged all compositions. He also plays the guitars, bass guitars and keyboards.
Bernhard Reinke (1952 - Libra) played in the 70s with Herman Brood and Harry 'Cuby" Muskee and begin 80s with Phoney and The Hardcore. From the mid -1980s he had his own bands playing his jazz-rock compositions including Transfusion with Fred van Vloten and David de Marez Oyens. In subsequent years Rollercoaster and Reinke / Witte / Mahieu. From 1986 he taught for 28 years guitar and fusion ensembles at the ArtEZ Conservatory in the Netherlands. Since the 20s of this century, Bernhard has been recording videos of his own pieces played ‘live’. During his musical career and still he is working on many music productions as a composer and a player.
On the album Léon Klaasse plays drums on tracks 5, 9 and 14. He plays percussion on track 5 and 9 and claps on track 9. He also sings backing vocals on track 5 and 14.
Drummer/percussionist Léon Klaasse (1959) played in bands like Powerplay and Sweet D'Buster. After an adventure in America he scores a few hits with The Pilgrims. As a session musician he played drums and toured with Jan Akkerman, Herman Brood, Eric Burdon, The Brecker Brothers, Freek de Jonge, Eef Albers, Boudewijn De Groot, Carlo De Wijs, Jan Rot, Lois lane, Eric Burdon, Valley of Dolls, Blues Train and J P Den Tex. At this moment he is percussionist for the Analoques and plays with Robert Jan Stips and Golden Earring bassist Rinus Gerritsen in the occasional Supersister Project.
On ‘LOVE FOR LIFE’ Peter Doppen plays drums on tracks 2, 4 and 13
Drummer Peter Doppen (1980) is a "jobbing drummer", drumteacher and coach. When he was 16 he had his first bluesband. From that point on he started playing in clubs and on festivals, joining different bands and got interested in different styles of music. It turned out he could make a living out of music. So after a while he started to teach drums (having his own studio for private coaching sessions at Pete's Beat Department), do clinics and played in bluesbands, big-bands, R&B bands, pop/rock bands and accompanied artists like Big John Russell, Sebastian Mego, Shane Alexander, Eddie Conard and Nippy Noya.