Olaf Keus

Welcome to the Website of Olaf Keus. Playing drums for you all his life. Also a master on various percussion instruments. Teacher in drums and bodypercussion at the music school of Amsterdam. Programmer of jazz concerts in Ruigoord and initiator/manager of various bands.

Drummer - ( Body) Percussionist - Teacher - Music management Olafkeus@gmail.com 0031(0) 615417215

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Silva & Keus 'Brazilian Groove'

Olaf plays with the Brazilian guitarist Célio Roberto Silva in various bands. We perform as a duo or in an extended band on street festivals, private parties, theatres and café's.


Aartsen & Keus Jazz & Latin

Olaf and the Indonesian singer/pianist Nita Aartsen tour successfully every year in Europe, India and Asia. Our music is a fusion of classical music, Latin Jazz and contemporary music.


Okaku Jazz & Bebop

Olaf has recently founded the Latin and jazz band Okaku. The quintet plays a powerful mix of Latin and super energetic swinging jazz. With Leslie Lopez (bass), Loet van der lee (trumpet), Fernando Sanchez (tenor sax) and Daniel de Moraes (Guitar).


Trujillo & Keus 'Loops and Grooves'

Olaf recently joint forces with

Efraïm Trujillo on saxophones/flutes and loop-station. A compact show of original funky compositions with groovy loops.

In 2019 Efraïm won the Edison public Award with the Preacher Men.




Smash your trash

Olaf's drumbike is a special project for big events wich can be combined with drumworkshops on bodypercussion, trash or real drums.



Sheila's Soul


Sheila van Pelt is a Dutch soul singer. With her 5 peace band with Olaf on drums she puts down a powerful live performance full of funk, soul and blues. Sheila is an amiable host and turns every performance into a party!



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