Riaan Nieuwenhuis is a talented composer and multi-instrumentalist from South Africa. His music spans the genres of Indie Rock to New Age and Classical. Riaan has a special talent for creating melody lines and sensual rhythms that compliment mood and motion for film footage. His music ranges from spacious, ethereal and melodic piano compositions, to adrenalin-pumping, power-driven rock instrumentals. Riaan's silky lounge grooves and delicate repetition work for romantic themes, while his Rock music is great for Memphis Beat, CSI Miami, SVU or dark humor in today's crime shows.
Showing promising creative talent on the piano at the age of six, Riaan Nieuwenhuis went through classical training, as well as blues training on both guitar and piano followed by a drumming course at Jazz Workshop in Cape Town. Later Riaan travelled the world, exchanging musical ideas and interacting with foreign musicians. Fusing his own ideas with these influences, he has created a catalog of dynamic and delicate world compositions while maintaining his originality. Riaan has formed the acclaimed five-piece group, Delta Blue, which has received major media coverage. They recorded three albums and featured on many compilation albums, traveled to the UK and Namibia, and performed on major stages in South Africa. Riaan is also a capable live solo pianist and has done many guest appearances on various albums. He has composed some exciting tracks, all of which can be exlusively licensed from our website for Film, TV, Documentary, and other new media apps.
Blues contemporary, in the style of Delta Blues with the eletric-slide guitar feel of later blues. Ideal for infomercials, film, TV background, flash animation,drama. Southern, good ole boys plotting something bad, cheating girlfriend, bar honky tonk, back woods, moonshine, pickup trucks, beer, Instrumental, Blues, Delta Blues
Groovy, authentic honky tonk boogie-woogie blues rock track with edgy lead guitar solos, dominant harmonica breaks, and moving organ solo, combine with rhythmic piano fills to form an unique old school and organic track, suited for tv theme, film documentary about train travelling, wild west scenes, Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Slow new age lounge music, laidback, relaxing but seductive. Sweet for romantic drama or comedy. Rhythmic, melodic, spacious with piano and soft percussion. Excellent film soundtrack, tv, travel channel, or voice over for teens or tweens, 20-something, mall shopping, in-store, bar lounge or club. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Charismatic slide guitar, piano, bass, drums and cello intro builds up into extremely smooth strings section, followed by beautiful melodic guitar solos. Works well in love-romantic scenes of awaiting the arrival of newly discovered love. This is a unique, sensitive, and flowing composition. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Easy Lounge instrumental with smooth electric guitar fills, silky bass line, light sax touches and slow drum rhythm combines well with soothing melodic piano to constitute an extremely relaxing track. Works well in dreamy, fading- day scenes, viewed from a loft apartment or hammock. Tv series, Instrumental, Blues, East Coast Blues
Funk driven boogie track with groovy piano rhythm and sexy bass line and tight drums, topped with warm saxophone lines, harmonica as well as a riveting, blistering piano solo and slick Wurlitzer solo. Definitely well suited for travelling, movement and action scenes. Instrumental, Blues, Electric Blues
Classic blues instrumental with howling electric lead guitar breaks, authentic organ, and organic piano constitutes a gem of a track. Intelligent arrangement progressively builds up to a climax incorporating key changes that adds a lot of soul. Works well in a scene of open road freedom, soundtrack. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
Contemporary smooth and slow piano instrumental with delicate melody, great for background, infomercials, commercials, tv, film, travel channel, websites and documentaries and in-store. Elegant, graceful and touching melody. Soulful, seductive and romantic track that's spacious and a bit nostalgic. Instrumental, Blues, Jump
Slow and easy travelling trucker breezing on the long road. Organic and dynamic blues instrumental with warm and dynamic guitar solo, emotive and melodic harmonica solo, uplifting and inspiring organ solo, ending off with unique, brilliant piano solo. Instrumental, Blues, Modern Electric Blues
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