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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 'Rolling With The Punches' album

Di-Rect ‘Rolling With The Punches’

On the 6th of october Di-rect will release their new studio-album called ‘Rolling With The Punches’. This marks the beginning of a new sound, which is a nice blend of rock-guitars and funky, soul horn arrangements. ... Read more



Di-Rect Clubtour ’17

Next month we’ll be touring with our friends from the Hague, and do a clubtour which will take us to the nicest clubs in the country. Tickets are selling like crazy, so you’ll better react fast. ... Read more


the Ladies of Soul

The Ladies of Soul

In February the Special Request Horns will perform with the Ladies of Soul. We’ll play three sold out shows at the Ziggo Dome (Amsterdam). It is great to perform with some of best Dutch entertainers such ... Read more