I’m John, an English songwriter living in The Netherlands.
I play guitar and keyboards and even try to sing sometimes.
Born and bred in Yapton West Sussex near Bognor Regis on
the South Coast of England,
I have been a musician for years and have played in numerous
bands including the begin period of ‘Neel’ , the first winner of
‘De Grote Prijs van Nederland’ and ‘The Project’ from Bart Zwiers
I have been fortunate to play in all the major venues in Holland and have played as support act to many bands including:
The Cure and The Ramones
I have also played and written songs for 20 years with the oldest theater company from Amsterdam, Theatergroep ‘O’ who were founden in 1880.
I am now playing in my own band “The Boemers”
Westergate Community College (England)
Diploma – None
Open University Amsterdam
Cornerlius Drebbel College Alkmaar
Masters Computer Sciences
Diplomas: AMBI :
I1 – HE1 – HE2 – T6 – HSB.1 – HSB.2 – HSB.3
Far too many to mention here
ITC / Automation Knowledge
WordPress, Joomla, CSS, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, HTML, Flash, Actionscript 3, Datafllex 2.5 – 3.0, Basics ,, MS Office, DOS. ETC
ITC Work experience
Guidion Computerhulp Amsterdam
ING Bank 15 years
Functional designer by the Stocks & Shares Departments and Treasury department.
Getronics Software 5 years
Outsourced to various financial institution, mainly the major banks.
Datex Finance 2 years
Programmer / Technical designer
Outsourced to various financial institution, mainly the major banks
Music & Media Amsterdam 3 years
Designer of software for the music industry, measurement name Billboard America.
Dutch: speaking, writing and reading: excellent
French: speaking, writing and reading: reasonable