See MP3 Index (below) to listen to and/or download all of Nick's songs.
(October, 2016) I am married to Therese, and we have three adult children and five delightful grandchildren.
Originally from The Netherlands, my family relocated to Australia when I was 7 years old. My mother was an opera singer in Holland, and my father was a Radio Technician and Instrument Maker. Dad made his own radios and tape recorders, so there was always lots of music in our home. Most of my family loves music.
Growing up in Australia was very exciting and great fun. My career revolved around the hardware industry and retail, and I was a sales representative for many years in associated industries. Loving music, I got my daughter involved at an early age playing the organ, and she was very gifted. Unfortunately she no longer plays and has gone on to other interests.
Having recently retired, I noticed a Yamaha HS8 Electone for sale in a local thrift shop at a bargain price, so I thought to myself that I would take up playing for myself, and that it would be a great hobby in my retirement. That instrument developed a fault, and I decided to go on the Internet to see how far Yamaha keyboards had progressed. When I saw and heard the Tyros 4, I was just amazed at the sounds, styles and possibilities of the instrument and being able to sound like whole bands, orchestras and voices.
I absolutely love my new hobby, and am now composing some of my own music, which I find very rewarding (and my long-suffering lovely wife, Therese, gracefully endures my practice time). I play occasionally at the local Ex-Servicemen's Club, and have had several of my recordings played on the local radio station. My other passion has been an ongoing love of photography, having been fortunate enough to have travelled extensively (and hope to do more). Its really great to have all those images and memories. Having lived in Sydney for many years, we now live on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland - a very beautiful part of the world.
Recent songs are in the Jukebox above. All of Nick's songs are listed below alphabetically by title. Click on any song title to listen to and/or download the song.
Blowing In The Wind (Tyros4) 11/13/2016
Breaking Up Is Breaking My Heart (PSR-S970) 5/22/2017
Bridges Of Paris (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
Celticair © (PSR-S970) 5/22/2017
Celtic Spirit © (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
Chariots Of Fire (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
Close To My Heart © (PSR-S970) 5/23/2017
Come What May (Tyros4) 5/23/2017
Conquest Of Paradise (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
A Day In The Life Of A Fool (PSR-S970) 5/23/2017
Does Your Mother Know (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Eres tu (Touch The Wind) (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
Forever Autumn (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Galveston (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Green Fields (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Groundswell © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
Hey (PSR-S970) 11/14/2016
High Noon (Tyros4) 5/23/2017
If You Love Me (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
in A Spanish Mood © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
Johnny Guitar (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
The Lonely Bull (PSR-S970) 5/23/2017
The Lonely Shepherd (PSR-S970) 10/2/2016
Love Is In The Air (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
Mammy Blue (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
MASH (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Memory CATS (Tyros4) 10/2/2016
Midnight in Moscow (Tyros4) 5/23/2017
My Friend The Wind (PSR-S970) 11/14/2016
Paladin (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Peaceful Easy Feeling (PSR-S970) 11/14/2016
Pied Piper (PSR-S970) 11/14/2016
Quiet Nights Alone © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
The Rose (Tyros4) 5/22/2017
Sahara © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
Snowy River Medly c (Tyros4) 5/23/2017
Sounds Of Silence (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Stairway To Heaven (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Stones © (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Stranger On The Shore (Tyros4) 5/23/2017
Telstar (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Thereses Waltz © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
Titanic Theme (Tyros4) 3/30/2017
Until I Find You Again (PSR-S970) 3/30/2017
Way Out There © (Tyros4) 11/14/2016
You Raise Me Up (PSR-S970) 5/23/2017