A short overview of my Professional Career
Danny 1973 Danny 2013
-started drumming at the age of 12
-- Studied from 1983-1988 at the Hilversum Conservatory (Which later became the Conservatory of Amsterdam due to a merge.)
- Teached drums and ensembles from 1988-2004 at the Conservatory of Amsterdam
-started 1990 at Enschedees Conservatorium teaching drums, education and
-In 2002 Derk Blijleven, Davy de Wit and myself started the "Popacademie". A special division of the ARTEZ Conservatory and since then I am Bandculture Coordinator, Network, Teacher and Band-Coach.
- In 1982 I joined the band of Daniel Sahuleka, which scored a few big hits, this was my first professional band and the beginning of a long career as a drummer.
- In 1995 I was the Musical Director of Singer Ruth Jacott, for her big theatre tours, produced by Joop vd Ende.
Since then I've been Musical Director for a.o. Big,Black & Beautiful, Hans Vermeulen
theatertours, Pointer Sisters for their dutch concerts, Ryan Shawn for his dutch
concert, Do, Wolter Kroes, Nathalie Makoma, Hind, Krystl & Nielson.
Since then I've been Musical Director for many Special Events and I started my company "Band At Demand" (B.A.D.), in Dutch named Band Op Maat (B.O.M.).
With this service I can provide any kind of Musical Act/Artist/Band/Orchestra for each occasion.
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- I am Co-Owner of a Professional Recording Studio, which enables me to produce complete CD/DVD Recordings and Video Editing.
-I have played with, recorded and/or produced for many Artists and Bands.
To name a few:
Glennis Grace and many more ...