If Anne Guus Teerhuis asks you to open your mouth, you'd betterbeware. For this gifted pianist is also a dentist. On the otherhand Teerhuis (1981) graduated from the conservatory in Groningen(2007) with the highest honors. Last year, he played at the NorthSea Jazz Festival as one of the finalists in the Dutch JazzCompetition. This year, the dentist-pianist took off like ashooting star because he won the YPF Jazz Pianoconcours 2009 at theBimhuis on 25 January. 'Anne Guus is very artistic and is able totell a creative story with his music', according to fellow pianistMichiel Borstlap, who spoke on behalf of the jury that comprisedother pianists like Antonio Farao, Jacky Terrasson and BoboStenson. So Teerhuis was awarded the prize by true professionals.The pianist will perform together with bassist Glenn Gaddum anddrummer Kristijan Krajncan. The latter, a good friend with whom hehas played for some time now, the former, a young bass player fromAlkmaar with roots in Surinam.