Biography

Singer

Anne-Maarten van Heuvelen a.k.a. Hills is a singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist based in the Netherlands. He plays mostly roots music like blues, jazz, rock and world music. He toured all over the world, from Prague to San Francisco and from Helsinki to Mexico. On this website you find more information about his bands.

Songwriter

Anne-Maarten writes lyrics and music for the bands he plays with. He recorded dozens of albums; amongst others with Arabicana band NO blues, blues rock trio Black Top and solo project Hills. By now he has written almost a hundred songs of which some have over 800.000 youtube hits.

Instrumentalist

Anne-Maarten is a well established artist. He is a singer and plays bass guitar and double bass Apart from that he plays guitar and you can find him behind the drums occasionaly. Check out the bands and his social media. Enjoy!
"It's all about playing live music!"
Anne-Maarten ' Hills' van Heuvelen

Bands

Slaphead Stephens

Formed In 2024

Albums

With a roaring voice, an electric guitar and a bass drum Slaphead Stephens plays some down home juke joint blues. He wakes up in the morning with the…

The Oultlandos

Formed In 2023

Albums

The Outlandos are a Police Tribute band paying homage to the live reputation of this iconic three piece. Andre ‘Ace’ de Vin had the idea of starting a…

Hills

Formed In 2000

1 Albums

Anne-Maarten plays solo under the guise of Hills with acoustic guitars, a sampler and a footstomp. He put out his debut album in 2006 and his second album…

NO blues

Formed In 2004

6 Albums

NO blues is the crossroads where folk blues and Arabic music meet. We call it Arabicana. Anne-Maarten is singer and double bass player in the band and was…

Black Top

Formed In 2008

3 Albums

Black Top is a blues rock trio that somewhere between ZZ Top and ACDC. Singer bass guitar player Anne-Maarten rocks out hard with Harm van Essen on guitar…

The MarbleTones

Formed In 2000

3 Albums

The MarbleTones are a fifties style blues band with the traditional set up of drums, bass, gitaar and blues harp. Anne-Maarten is lead singer, bass guitar and double…

Old

Formed In 1995

7 Albums

Anne-Maarten allways played in four bands at a time. Some achieved greatness, some never left the rehearsel studio and some go on with different musicians. All of them…

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