Leo Koster - vocals, guitars, percussion, Wurlitzer piano

Leo uses a number of Rickenbacker guitars, mainly Rickenbacker 360-12, 360V64-12 and a 660-12, Gretsch Silverjet, Country Club and 6119 Anniversary, Martin D12 and D12-28 guitars, Gibson Les Paul Deluxe with Jason Lollar-pickups and a Korg SVT2 keyboard. On some tracks he plays a Fender Telecaster with a C-shape neck or a Gretsch baritone bass.

Amps are LAB L5, Fender Blues De ville, Fender Acoustasonic.


Kees Maat - accordion

Kees uses Hohner Student IV accordion with built-in midi-transmitter, Emu Classic Keys & Dynacord CS233 simulator

JBL Eon active monitor/speaker


Han Bavinck - guitars, dobro & vocals

Han mainly plays a Fender Mustang reissue guitar or a 62 Strat or a custom Martens Telecaster with Filtertrons played though various Fender amps. For some tracks he plays a Fender Telecaster Stringbender guitar with the built-in stringbending system invented by Clarence White and Gene Parsons.

The dobro he uses on some tracks is a Rega.


Harm van Sleen - bass, steel and vocals

Harm plays a 5-string Fender Jazzbass as well as a Chinese upright bass. His steel is aExcel D10.Harm sometimes also plays a Kentucky mandolin.


Walter van Zijl - drums & percussion

Walter plays a Yamaha-kit live and a Gretsch Renown maple-set in the studio. 

Leo Koster Band 2015 rider