Yuri Rhodenborgh is an aspiring musician, feeling most comfortable in genres like jazz, soul, pop, rock, hiphop and fusion. Kurt Rosenwinkel, Julian Lage, Maurice Ravel and Olivier Messiaen are some of his biggest sources of inspiration, which makes him a versatile player with a broad interest in all different types of music. Inspired by his cousin, Rhodenborgh started playing guitar at the age of 13. Quickly music became his obsession and at the age of 15 he was sure he would pursue a carreer in music. He then got two years of individual lessons from Martin Jagt, who schooled Yuri in jazz.
Directly when he finished highschool, aged 17, he got accepted at the conservatory of Tilburg and started his four year study of jazz guitar in September 2012. He finished this study in September 2016, after which he started his Masters degree. During his four year education he got taught by renowned musicians, such as Edoardo Righini, Peter Mingaars, Jeroen van Vliet, Udo Pannekeet, Rembrandt Frerichs and Tim Langedijk. At the moment his main-subject teachers are Tim Langedijk and Reinier Baas.