Special Request Horns logo-responsive
Slide background
Slide background
Slide background


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)



Edison Award

Di-Rect wins Edison Award

Di-Rect received an Edison Pop Award for their ‘Rolling with the Punches’ album. The jury praised their ability to re-invent their sound. Di-Rect is an inspiration for starting artists and bands. An Edison for musical craftsmanship, ... Read more


Marco Borsato 'Thuis'

Marco Borsato ‘Thuis’ clubtour

In November we will be touring with Marco Borsato to celebrate the launch of his new studio-album called ‘Thuis’. This clubtour will take us to some of the nicest venues in Holland and Belgium. Please check ... Read more


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