As many people know, the accent gives it away, I was born in Hull, East Yorkshire in 1961. Yes, that’s right the city that comes usually at the bottom of every league table going! But I am proud of my roots and always will be, Hull was the City of Culture 2017!
I found the clarinet at an early age but even earlier found a passion for Hull City Football Club. 500 miles round trip for a home game, from ‘Boothferry to Wembley’ and all that!!
I have been so fortunate to have been influenced by some amazing people throughout my life that have guided me either directly or indirectly.
Without the support of my parents I wouldn't be doing what I do. I can look back on early experiences and know that without them my life would have taken a very different path.
Music is a constant, enriching journey of discovery.
My journey started listening to the incomparable sound of Jack Brymer and witnessing Stevie Wonder display the power of music....
Hotter Than July, Wembley, 1980!
'Music is the soundtrack to our lives'