The Band

Job Alone & Friends 

An energizing mix of originals, traditional songs and -tunes straight from the heart, firmly rooted in Irish trad- and Americana music!!


From left to right: Suzanne Peraino, Gabriël Harmsen, Job Alone, Dennis Heijt & Ide Cornelissen.
Job Alone

Job Alone is a singer,songwriter and percussionist hailing from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He delivers his own-penned or (traditional) folksongs by others with a warm baritone and basic guitar playing intimate and tasteful, varied with a capella songs or accompanied with the Irish drum, the bodhran. He is also singer/percussionist with the Dutch Folk band Maalstroom and guest musician with the Irish band The Fiddle Case when they play on the continent.

Suzanne Peraino

Originally from Chicago, U.S.A., Suzanne lives now for 35 years in The Netherlands. She started as a child with classical violin lessons, but along the way she got captured by Irish Fiddle Music and is now a well-appreciated Irish Trad session musician in The Lowlands . Her fiddle playing adds beautifully to the band’s special two-fiddle-blended sound.

Gabriël Harmsen

Beside an inventive and refined guitarist in accompanying songs and tunes, Gabriël is also a wonderful mandoline player. Aside from Job Alone & Friends, he also lends his talents to singer/ songwriter Géonne Hartman and works as a guitar teacher  at The Guitar Factory in Utrecht.

Dennis Heijt

Dennis is a highly-respected bouzouki player who played for years with the top-class Dutch Irish Trad band The Lowland Paddies. With his thriving bouzouki grooves he delivers the sound fundament for the band’s music.

Ide Cornelissen

Aka De Fransoos/The Notorious I.D.E. is performer, violin- and mandolin player currently living in Utrecht. Since age 8 he plays folk- and american music and expresses this love in Job Alone & Friends and the duo Double Fold.  He is also frontman in the bands Rumble In The Barn and Johnny &The Spacemachine.