Influences: Radiohead, The Beatles
Bass/Baritone singer, strong falsetto: good range, swing, pop/indie, operatic/choral and musicals styles.
Versatile and experienced singer/songwriter, gigging in bars and festivals - originals and covers. Strong rhythm guitar, some bass guitar, harmonica, djembe drum.
Previous bands: The Degas System (2006-08), The Deluge (2004-06), Ten K (2004-05). Solo from 2008.
Experienced stage musicals actor. Credits include:
Boycie/Trigger in ONLY FOOLS & HORSES & Gomez in ADDAMS FAMILY (Comedy Dining UK tour 2014)
Ensemble (also writer/musician) in THE TREASON SHOW: JAN TO SEPT SHOWS (Sketch 2014)
Ricky Nights (lead) in GLASTONBURY FEST (Walkabout 2014)
Fernsby (lead) in THE OPINION MAKERS (Comedy musical 2014)
Uncle Ricky (lead) in SHOCKTOBERFEST (Walkabout 2013)
Volunteer entertainer in THE FLYING SEAGULL PROJECT (TIE 2013)
'Arry the Elf improv character in CIRCUS (events 2011)
Gorgeous George in WINTER WONDERLAND (events 2011)
Mr Smeg in PETER PANSY AND THE PIRATES (adult panto 2011)
Improv characters in HARRY POTTER (corp. events 2011)
John the Baptist/Judas Iscariot in GODSPELL (All Saints Church Centre, Crowborough, 2011, Dir. David Fawcett. MD. Norman Austin);
Orin the Dentish/Ensemble in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Sedlescombe Hall 2011, Dir. Tara Buchanan. MD. Daniel Goodyer);
Silvius in musical promenade version of AS YOU LIKE IT (St. Leonards Gardens, Hastings, Dir. Nick Pilton & Rachel McCarron, MD: Justin McCarron);
Walter de Courcey/Ensemble in CHESS (Stables Theatre 2010, Dir. Sue Goodman, MD: Andrew Daniels);
Don Pedro in musical promenade performance of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (St Leonards Gardens, Hastings, Dir. Nick Pilton, MD: Justin McCarron);
Grosvenor in PATIENCE (Battle Hall 2009, Dir. Richard Moore, MD: Andrew Daniels)
MC in RHYTHM & MUSE, monthly music and poetry showcase Portsmouth 2002/05.
Producer/runner of weekly Open Mic nights - Portsmouth, Falmouth, Battle (Sussex). 2005-ongoing.
Winner: Hastings Karaoke competition - 2010
Finalist (final 200) in Britain's Got Talent - 2007.
Finalist in Star Search, national karaoke competition - 2006.
Creative Director: Hastings Beer & Music Festival and The Battle of Hastings Proms, and Resdient performer: acoustic guitar and singing - 2009-onwards. Also host/compere.