Tyros2 / PSR-3000 / PSR-1100

(Jan, 2007) I am from Vredendal, on the West Coast of South Africa. I have been married to Karen for 21 years and have two daughters, Suzanne (18) and Gené (14). Born in 1961, I grew up in Stellenbosch, 50 km’s from Cape Town. Came to Vredendal in 1994. I now run my own business (Lawn & Garden maintenance) after a 15 year stunt in banking. Some of my favourite music artists are: - Eric Clapton, Queen, ACDC, The Eagles, Bob Dylon, Van Halen, BZN, James Last, Jazz (Dutch Swing Colledge Band), and Light Classics.

Musical Background: I started playing piano at age six and took lessons until I was 18. In the mean time, I also started playing Yamaha Electone festivals on a Yamaha D3R electone organ. Then, I become ajudicator for the festivals until it was stopped in SA.

I bought my first Yamaha keyboard in 1984, a small Portasound PC100, and one of the first keyboards available in SA.It was followed by two other models I can’t remember. I then upgraded that to a Portatone PSR 70, followed by a PSR 500, PSR 510, and PSR 2700. In 1998, I bought a PSR 540 followed by the PSR 1100 in 2004. I also played in various bands from 1995 until 2005, but my business keeps me too busy these days to carry on!

I still have both the PSR 540 and the PSR1100. I also have a complete YAMAHA PA system at home, amps (2X P5000S), bassbins (SW115V), tops (S112IV), mixer (MG16/6FX) and MS300 powered monitor. There is also a YAMAHA acoustic/electric guitar (FGX423SC). I am still learning to play that! [Jannie moved up to the PSR3000 in early 2007 and then the Tyros2 by the end of the year! - Joe W ]

So, as you can see, I am a YAMAHA freak. There is hardly a day that goes past that I do not play. And I still learn everyday! Music will one day save the world. I truly believe that. So, let’s rock!

-- Jannie Kroese

I am sorry to say that Jannie Kroese passed away on 29 May 2014 after a long illness. - Joe W

MIDI Songs

midi Jannie's provided 100 songs in midi format. These were created on the Tyros2 (T2), PSR-3000 (3k), or PSR-1100 (11). Individual songs are shown in the table below and any one song can be downloaded by right-clicking on the song link. The table displays the song title, tempo (T), time signature (TS), lyrics (L), chords (C), where possible, the style used, the original volume (V), and the keyboard used (K).

You can download all of Jannie's 100 MIDI songs here: JK-11-3k-T2.zip

Jannie's MIDI songs
Title T TS L C Style V K
Alley Cat 184 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Alley Cat Plano Swing 144 4/4 N Y 04 3k
Amigos Para Siempre 118 4/4 N Y GuitarRumba 09 3k
Ave Maria 72 4/4 N Y 05 3k
Ave Maria 62 4/4 N Y 6-8Orchestral 06 3k
Bad Moon Rising 91 4/4 N Y 09 3k
Banjo Plesier 209 4/4 N N Tijuana 03 11
Begin The Beguine 113 4/4 N Y Beguine 06 3k
Besame Mucho 108 4/4 N Y Rumba 07 3k
Blue Moon 126 4/4 N Y OrchestraSwing1 06 3k
Boesmanland Shuffle (c) 135 4/4 N Y 09 3k
Boland (c) 108 4/4 N Y SlowFox 07 3k
Bossanova Medley 150 4/4 N Y PopBossa1 06 3k
Can't Help Falling In Love 68 4/4 N Y 05 3k
Cielito Lindo 169 3/4 N Y Flamenco 09 3k
Cool (c) 101 4/4 N Y 8BeatBallad 09 3k
Country Medley 110 2/4 N Y 08 3k
Crusing Down The River 140 3/4 N Y CountryWaltz 03 11
Dancing To The Radio 130 4/4 N Y 60s8Beat 08 3k
Detroit City 68 4/4 N Y 05 3k
Ernie's Kwela 153 4/4 N Y Tijuana 10 T2
Europoporgan Medley 145 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Fak Swing 144 4/4 N Y OrchBigBand1 05 3k
Flip Se Song 230 4/4 N Y Tijuana 01 11
Fly Me To The Moon 160 4/4 N Y 08 3k
From A Jack To A King 126 4/4 N Y CountryShuffle 02 11
Groenkoringlance 126 4/4 N Y CountryShuffle 03 11
Hammond Vastrap 230 4/4 N Y Tijuana 09 3k
Hasie 230 4/4 N Y Tijuana 07 3k
Have I Told You Lately 152 4/4 N Y AcousticJazz 10 T2
He'll Have To Go 130 4/4 N Y CountrySwing1 04 3k
Help Yourself 182 4/4 N Y 70s8Beat 07 3k
I Believe In Tommorow 50 4/4 N Y Moonlight6-8 04 3k
I Can See Clearly Now 124 4/4 N Y SchlagerRumba 03 11
I Have A Dream 105 4/4 N Y 09 3k
Isle Of Capri 229 4/4 N Y Tijuana 01 11
Isle Of Capri 152 4/4 N Y AcousticJazz 05 3k
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White 128 4/4 N Y ChaChaCha 10 T2
It's Now Or Never 144 4/4 N Y 05 3k
Jazz Improvise (c) 64 4/4 N Y Slow&Easy 01 11
Just A Gigolo 154 4/4 N Y BigBandFast1 04 3k
Karoo Sunset 86 4/4 N Y R&BBallad 03 11
Kwela 148 4/4 N Y Tijuana 02 11
La Cumbanchero 118 4/4 N Y 08 3k
Let's Dance (c) 147 4/4 N Y Tijuana 07 3k
Liedjie Vir Jou 120 4/4 N Y 04 3k
Lonely Is A Man Without Love 112 4/4 N Y 8Beat1 07 3k
Lost In France 130 4/4 N Y 60s8Beat 09 3k
Love Letters In The Sand 113 4/4 N Y 09 3k
Love Story 80 4/4 N Y 08 3k
Mame 185 4/4 N Y BigBandFast2 06 3k
Maskam Blues (c) 49 4/4 N Y SlowBlues 04 3k
Misty 133 4/4 N Y PopBossa1 10 T2
My Favorite Things 152 4/4 N Y AcousticJazz 08 3k
My Hart Verlang Na Die Boland 110 4/4 N Y 06 3k
Net N Stille Uurtjie 108 4/4 N Y SlowFox 02 11
Net N Tikkie Vryheid 124 4/4 N Y SchlagerRumba 03 11
Never On Sunday 160 4/4 N Y PopBossa1 01 11
Nuwerus Se Vastrap (c) 230 4/4 N Y Tijuana 08 3k
On Top Of The World 184 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Organ Boogie (c) 178 4/4 N Y SwinginBoogie 04 3k
Outa In Die Langpad 229 4/4 N Y Tijuana 01 11
Pale Toe 217 4/4 N Y Tijuana 01 11
Pennie Fluitjie Kwela 229 4/4 N Y Tijuana 02 11
Perhaps Love 72 4/4 N Y 12-8Ballad 08 3k
Play Me An 8beat 103 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Please Release Me 130 4/4 N Y 07 3k
Popcorn 138 4/4 N Y DiscoHands 02 11
Quantanamera 140 4/4 N Y BossaNova1 06 3k
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 133 4/4 N Y OrchBigBand2 04 3k
Rock And Roll Party 170 4/4 N Y 60sRock&Roll 03 11
Ruiter Van Die Windjie 128 4/4 N Y SchlagerAlp 01 11
Sentimental Journey 84 4/4 N Y 06 3k
Seties 170 4/4 N Y Tijuana 07 3k
Seventies Pop Medley 70 4/4 N Y 06 3k
Side By Side 152 4/4 N Y SwingFox 01 11
Something Stupid 106 4/4 N Y 06 3k
Somewhere Over The Rainbow 80 4/4 N Y MovieBallad 05 3k
Soul Impro (c) 128 4/4 N Y FranklySoul 09 3k
Spanish Eyes 112 4/4 N Y 8BeatAdria 02 11
Srokie Vir N Stadskind 62 4/4 N Y 6-8Orchestral 02 11
Staan Op 128 4/4 N Y DiscoHands 02 11
Stellenbosch Samba 125 4/4 N Y SchlagerSamba 05 3k
Sweet Flute Swing 152 4/4 N Y Swing2 03 11
Teazers (c) 134 4/4 N Y 07 3k
This Is My Song 107 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Trein Na Rust 70 4/4 N Y 05 3k
Tulips Of Amsterdam 140 3/4 N Y CountryWaltz 03 11
Tulsa Time 120 4/4 N Y BluesRock 04 3k
Unchain My Heart 116 4/4 N Y 10 T2
Vastrap 200 4/4 N Y Tijuana 01 11
Vastrap Medley 230 4/4 N Y Tijuana 05 3k
Ver In Die Ou Kalahari 126 4/4 N Y CountryShuffle 02 11
Volare 120 4/4 N Y PopFlamenco 04 3k
Walk In The Black Forest 135 4/4 N Y Showtune 01 11
Warm Snare 224 4/4 N Y Tijuana 03 11
Welcome To My World 130 4/4 N Y 07 3k
Winterdroom (c) 112 4/4 N Y 08 3k
Wonder Of You, The 119 4/4 N Y CountryShuffle 02 11
You Asked Me To 120 2/4 N Y 08 3k