Born in 1987 (Pitrufquén/Chili), Jan started his musical education at the age of eight.
He studied classical trumpet at The Academy of Grimbergen and at The School of Arts in Brussels.
After becoming more and more interested in Jazz music he decided to study at The Royal Conservatory of Brussels with Gino Lattuca.
Beside school, he followed various masterclasses, both abroad and inland. (e.g. Bert Joris (BE), Avishai Cohen (ISR), Scott Colley (USA), Eddie Henderson (USA), Miguel Zennon (PRI)…
Active in different projects, Jan had the opportunity to perform with great musicians, bands and institutes such as The Young Jazz Orchestra, The National Theater Of Gent (NTGENT), The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Bravo Bigband, Jazz Station Bigband, Toots Thielemans, Bob Mintzer, Pierre Bertrand, Michel Herr….
At the moment Jan is also teaching in the Brussels region. More specifically in The Academy of Schaarbeek, Sint- Lambrechts Woluwe and Sint-Agatha Berchem.