Born in Antwerp, Belgium. studied classical clarinet during his childhood.
Studied at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague with jazz clarinettists John
Ruocco and Michael Moore. Obtained his master degree at the Royal
Conservatory of the Hague in 2005.
Collaborations all over Europe as a co/leader of bands such as Red Rocket
(Ireland), Mogil (Iceland), Rawfishboys (France), Ploug-Pettersen-Badenhorst
(Denmark), Skakk (Norway), Os Meus Shorts (Belgium), Martin Schoenlieb
Joachim moved to New York beginning 2009. He is currently living in Brooklyn
with his girlfriend.
Joachim is part of the Han Bennink trio, the first group that the legendary Dutch
drummer leads under his own name