Annette Vogel bought a guitar as a fifteen-year-old teenager and after three weeks sang the song "House of New Orleans" under the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. This was the beginning of her musical career.
After high school she traveled through Europe as a street musician. Her music was strongly influenced by English / American folk.
In Groningen she founded the band Scarlet for which she wrote all the songs and where she played both guitar and tenor saxophone.
When she moved to Amsterdam, she became the mother of two daughters and worked as a teacher at a primary school.
After 12 years of musical silence, Annette decided to pick up the music again. She rewrote her songs to perform them as a singer songwriter.
Since summer 2015, Mario Kaspers has been Annette's regular bass player. They play beautiful original self-written English-language folky pop songs.
Annette and Mario toured in the USA in 2018; they were booked in New York, Baltimore, Nashville and Fayetteville (AR).
In the spring of 2019, they did an audition for the jury of the famous Musiciensdumetro Paris. They passed and nowadays you can find them playing in the metro of Paris.
Annette and Mario play every week on the stage of Expocafé Zamen in Amsterdam-Noord. Since november 2019 Tom Vos joined them as a cajonplayer/ drummer.
Annette has never lost the love for the street (and its edge). Until now she can be found regularly in the streets of Amsterdam , Utrecht , Paris and other cities in France like Perpignan and Avignon. Annette write songs about the meaning of life, She likes the philosophical question: Who am I? and so she writes about the search for the meaning of existence, her dark sides, and love.
Annette’s record case includes Sandy Denny (Fairport Convention), Joan Baez and John Coltrane and .. Billie Eilish! She sounds like Joni Mitchel, Suzanne Vega, Katie Melua.
Annette studied School Music and Saxophone at the Conservatory in Groningen and Amsterdam.
At the tender age of 15 Annette bought her first guitar, three weeks later she sang "House of New Orleans" under the Rijksmuseum, and that was the beginning of a career in music.
Annette studied music and saxophone at the Conservatorium. She played in several bands and toured Europe and USA. She's a member of the MusiciensduMetro in Paris. Currently she lives in Amsterdam and continued as a singer/songwriter.
Annette plays together with Mario Kaspers on bass, warming up our souls with sounds similar to Joni Mitchel, Suzanne Vega & Katie Melua.