Full Name: Jerry van Kooten
Year Of Birth: 1970
City + Country: Bussum, The Netherlands
Occupation: Senior Developer / Architect
vocals, piano – both at extremely amateuristic level
Other: lyricist, poet


Active For DPRP Since: 1995 (co-founder)
DPRP Responsibilities: being the One Who’s On The Team Longer Than Anyone Else since Martijn quit, Technical Maintenance and scripting, The Official Twelfth Night Website (formerly hosted by DPRP), Deputy CD/DVD Pipeline editor and Coordinator


Favourite Genres: first wave of progressive rock (Genesis), first-and-a-half wave of prog (Mandalaband, England), second wave of progressive rock (Twelfth Night, Pallas, Tamarisk, Comedy Of Errors, Quasar, early Marillion), Sixties’ blues / rock / early progressive (Jimi Hendrix, Blind Faith, Spirit, Derek & The Dominos, Cuby + Blizzards, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Nektar, early Deep Purple, and amazing new Dutch band DeWolff). And then blues – Robert Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, Elmore James, etc.

Favourite Bands: Nektar, Twelfth Night, Pallas, Jimi Hendrix

Favourite Albums: Collectors Item (Twelfth Night), The Cross And The Crucible (Pallas), Nursery Cryme (Genesis), In The Following Half-Light (Netherworld), Battlement (Neuschwanstein), Pawn Hearts (Van Der Graaf Generator), Tommy (The Who), Nebula (Egdon Heath), Amenophis (Amenophis), Recycled (Nektar), Opus One (Opus Est), Door To Deliverance (Bagheera), Garden Shed (England), Mandalaband (Mandalaband)