I began my professional musical career at the age of 19 playing in bands around
I studied music at the Adelphi Academy of Music in Manchester, a place well renowned for its excellent teaching.
After a few years of learning the ropes on the Northern club circuit, I formed my own band touring Europe playing lucrative U.S. Canadian and British military shows across Europe.
In the late 80's I played keys for Winston a big show band from Wigan. Between 1990-94 I had the privilege of playing keyboards/piano for legendary 60's
star Billy J Kramer. Performing At venues such as the Philharmonic Hall Liverpool, the Alexander Theater Birmingham and many more theaters through out the UK. Also live TV shows and concerts on the
Work for big bands became hard to find as clubs and live music venues struggled to pay 5-6 individuals. At this time I formed a duo called Avalon touring
England and abroad eventually settling in the Canary Islands Fuerteventura Spain.I lived in Puerto Rico Gran Canaria for the last few years. enjoying the weather and playing my music (pays the
bills) working all around the area, doing some recording and catching up on all the songs I should have wrote years ago. I have now moved back to the UK and I am living in Yorkshire (a shock for a
Lancashire lad). with my girl Tina. So lets make some music here and bring on the Clubs, Pubs, Halls, Theatres and good times.