I have been a Peripatetic Guitar Tutor since 2004 and currently tutor at Stowe School, Beachborough School and the Hazeley Academy, all in Bucks. I also give private lessons by mutual arrangement. I am a member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors and support their gradings system and I carry a full DBS/CRB check certificate.
I have been a Tutor for the KZR Rock Sessions which take place in school holidays and also for the National Stables Music Camps based at Wavendon.
Playing all aspects of Rock and Pop music I have been a professional and semi-professional musician since 1980, having played in many local and nationally based bands and supporting some top artists. The current bands I play in are:-
The Shadohs - A fantastic tribute to Cliff Richard and the Shadows.
The Cliff and Hank Tribute Show – a duo with Will ‘Cliffasif’ Chandler using high quality backing tracks and two part harmonies.
Counting Colours – A covers band playing all music types from every decade, for functions - weddings. private and corporate, Superb with full three part harmonies
The Sound Collective – an acoustic trio (or quartet), with guitars and three/four part harmonies. For all smaller or more intimate functions.
Run Devil Run – a terrific Rockabilly band who deliver rock and roll and country music.
Bands I guest with in a number of guises are:
Jimmy Jermain – ‘Stars on your Eyes’ winner with Cliff....
The Red Bullets – Original and cover material. ‘Drama in the Drawing Room’ is a brilliant CD album and many songs from played live.
Monty’s Travelling Music Show - a variation of Cliff and Shadows music.
The Andy Fleet Band – Original material I have played on two of their CD albums.
I specialise in the music and songs of The Shadows and Cliff Richard together with close harmony singing like the Bee Gees, The Beatles and the Eagles.
I do many recording sessions both at home and in bespoke studios for my own material and that of other singer/songwriters and musicians, particularly Azu Yeche..