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Welcome to the Special Request Horns’ website. Here you can find up to date information about upcoming events, studio projects, new releases, news facts, our discography and all there is to know about this unique brass-section. Take a look around and feel free to contact us.

Jan, Louk & Guido

Since 2001 this Dutch based, highly acclaimed, one of a kind horn-section has been performing with, recording and writing for numerous national and international artists throughout Europe. Their distinguishing sound is used by many artists such as Racoon, Caro Emerald, Diana Ross, Candy Dulfer, Di-Rect, Lionel Richie and Marco Borsato, to name a few.

- “The on-the-money brass section…”. (London Evening Standard)

- “Superb horn-section”. (The Star)

- “Razor-sharp brass section”. (Bristol Culture)



Di-Rect Fired Up

‘Fired Up’

On the 16th of september Di-Rect will release their new EP, of which ‘Fired Up’ is the first single. A high energy track with heavy guitars and a funky horn arrangement. We will play a couple ... Read more




This month we’ll doing a couple of clubshows with our friends from The Hague. We wrote horn-arrangements on some ‘old’ tracks, but on a couple of new ones as well. Come see us at Bibelot (Dordrecht), ... Read more


Symphonica in Rosso 2015

Symphonica In Rosso 2016

This year Marco Borsato celebrates his 25th anniversary in the business in grand style by hosting the 10th Symphonica in Rosso. This will be the first time that Symphonica in Rosso takes place at the Ziggo ... Read more

  • Upcoming events

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    • One-Nighters
      Friday 30 September | ‘16


      Schanspop, Siddeburen| 20:30- 21.30
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    Candy Dulfer

    Fooling around in the studio….. However, most of the time we are pretty serious. Special Request Horns #Newalbum #Together #CandyDulfer See MoreSee Less

    2 months ago

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    North Sea Jazz Festival was geweldig. Ik ben gezegend met deze fantastische muzikanten. Thanks Patrick Mijnals, Sarah-Jane Boss, Pablo Penton, Pablo Minoli, Robert Biesewig, Jan van Duikeren, Louk Boudesteijn, Robert Goudswaard, BigBoy Caprice, DJ Durian, BRAZ, Winston Bergwijn, Special Request Horns

    Foto’s: Dick Rennings See MoreSee Less

    HET leven

    foto by berthil reymound

    3 months ago

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    Purple Group

    Last night: Di-rect, Special Request Horns, RTL Late Night See MoreSee Less


    We had a little bit of fun at RTL Late Night, playin’ James Brown’s Sex Machine ;))

    Thnxs Special Request Horns, Jan, Louk & Guido!

    11 months ago

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