JWO released 4 solo albums. Open up your eyes in 2000 with the song 'my friend Samir that reached nr 1 in the Northafrican top40 on the Ethnocloud listings. The album Maghreb Jazz Guitar in 2006 that got a Radioindy “Golden Artist” award for best new music in the USA.Their interpretation of famous jazz tune Caravan by Duke Ellington appeared on an EMI/ Warner compilation that included artists like James Brown, George Duke and Natacha Atlas. In 2013 JWO released the album “Sharqi Blues” with Algerian Karim Ziad on drums (Joe Zawinul, Cheb Khaled) In 2015 JWO released the CD single “Gnawa in Your Soul” with Voice of Arab finalist Farid Ghannam from Morocco
He runs his own guitarschool “Gitaarschool Amsterdam” and is founder of “Gitaarschool Nederland” a platform for Dutch guitar professionals in music education.