|Guitar ability:||Expert||Vocal ability:||Backing vocals
|Bass Guitar ability:||Intermediate||Composer ability:||Expert
|Banjo ability:||Intermediate||Producer ability:||Expert
|Keyboard ability:||Intermediate||Like to join a band:||No
- Guitarist Curriculum Vitae -
Through a broad variety of musical experience, live on-stage, in theatre and in the studio, I have built up a reputation as a versatile and reliable session musician, composer and producer.
I have performance, composition and music production credits for both broadcast TV & film music and for over 100 recordings on sale in the shops, including my original dance & chillout albums and original blues/rock instrumental guitar tracks.
A guitarist-focused summary of experience, excluding unpaid creative projects & bands:
Guitarist: “The 12 Irish Tenors” Scandinavian tour.
Guitarist & Bazouki: Demis Roussos UK tour.
Guitarist: Demis Roussos set, Antwerp Sports Palace - 18,000-seat stadium - live televised.
Guitarist: “Shania Live”, Shania Twain tribute band - Bosnia military tour.
Guitarist: “Saturn” touring live entertainment show.
Guitarist: “The Collective” live entertainment show.
Guitarist: “Manhatten” live entertainment show.
Guitarist: Gibson guitars, Royal Albert Hall. - Performing solo rock guitar, before The Cure headlined.
Guitarist: PureSolo demo at the British Music Experience, O2 Centre, London
Guitarist: Demonstrating on trade-stand at London International Music Show.
Guitarist: “Rubbish The Musical”, Kings Cross.
Guitarist: “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Henley-on-Thames.
Guitarist: “Copacobana”, Stevenage
Guitarist: “High School Musical”, Stevenage
Guitarist, Composer & Producer: Two blues guitar tracks commissioned for release on a blues guitar album.
Guitarist, Composer & Producer: Four albums of Dance Music. Commissioned and released by Signature Music.
Guitarist, Composer & Producer: Four Ambient Trance albums, “The Chill Out Zone”. Commissioned and released by Fast Forward Music Promotions.
Guitarist, Producer & Sound Engineer: “Best of Dire Straits” sound-alike album for Signature Music.
Guitarist & Composer: “The World at their Feet” - Granada TV.
Guitarist & Composer: “Animal Hospital” - BBC TV.
Guitarist & Composer: “My Spy Family” - Boomerang TV.
Guitarist & Composer: “Spalding Plains” independent documentary.
Guitarist & Composer: National Trust video installation.
Guitarist & Composer: Collection of British Airways in-flight tourism programmes.
Guitarist & Composer: Perfume Ad promo.
Session Guitarist and Sound Engineer: “Crimson Gallery”, Stuttgart based band.
Before becoming freelance: Producer, Composer, in-house Sound Engineer and Studio Manager for Two Camels Music Ltd, an independent music production company.
Salford University: BA (Hons) Popular Music and Recording
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