Percussionist born in Curacao, but moved to the Netherlands in 1971. He studied latin percussion at the Consevatory of Rotterdam (Netherlands) from 1982 till 1984 and at the Conjunto Folkorico Nacional de Cuba (Cuba) from 1986 till 1988. He played with lots of known Dutch artists like Ilse DeLange
, Karin Bloemen
and Loïs Lane
. He has also his own percussion group: Martin Verdonk's Tribal Fusion since 1995.