Jasper Stadhouders, born in 1989 inTilburg, the Netherlands, is a guitarist and bassist based in Amsterdam. He has performed music on stage since the age of 8. He is an active member of the international improvised music circuit, and co-founder of bands such as Cactus Truck and Stadhouders/Govaert/De Joode Trio. Stadhouders also occasionally works in the fields of dance, theatre and contemporary composed music. He has played with Han Bennink, Ab Baars, Paal Nilssen-Love, Marshall Allen, Wolter Wierbos, Noel Redding, Ken Vandermark, Jim Black, Andrew D’Angelo, Roy Campbell, Michael Moore, Jeb Bishop, and many more. Jasper has performed extensively in Europe and the USA, as well as in India.