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A short overview of my Professional Career
















          Danny 1973                                                                     Danny 2019



-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:



 Pointer Sisters , Sister Sledge , Do ,Candy Dulfer , Big, Black & Beautiful 


Miss Montreal Toon Roos Group, Wolter Kroes , Ruth Jacott , Ricky & the Frog ,


Metropole Orkest , Boris (Bo rush) , 3 J's , Hans Vermeulen , Marlayne , Alain


Clark , Ali B. , Ellen ten Damme , Leona Philippo , Guus Meeuwis , Shirma Rouse


Brainpower , Trijntje Oosterhuis , Alessi Bross , Jan Akkerman , Laura Jansen ,


Glennis Grace  and many more ...