A seasoned musician and music worker, with a special interest in social inclusion and well-developed leadership, communication, inter-personal and organisational skills. An experienced team builder with a proven record of management and partnership working, possessing a tenacious and inventive attitude to solving problems and achieving goals.

  • Main Instrument: drums, also composition, guitar and singing
  • Music Technology and production expertise: MIDI and computer based music systems
  • Practical knowledge of disability related issues and special access requirements
  • Experience of music teaching and workshop provision
  • Good administration and office skills, including computer support and website implementation
  • Able to plan and co-ordinate events
  • Successful fundraiser


2004 - present Community Musician / Disablity Consultant

Music Leader - Devising and implementing Early Years and After School Club music workshops

Project Leader - S.E. Community Music Fireworks Project, a community based sound gathering and music composition project

Music and Disability Consultant - Drumsability, providing advice and adaptive solutions for drummers with disabilities, sourcing or designing and making equipment

1997 – 2004

National Equipment Officer - Drake Music Project

Technical support, equipment administration and operation, providing training in music technology, disability access research and development, website design and implementation.

1990 – 2005

Musician (Drums, Vocals) - Masse / AZYGY / Characteractoristics

Performing and recording music for theatre, film, dance and live art, clubs, festivals and multi-media events.

1981 – 1988

Studio Owner / Manager - Mr. Clean

Starting and running a recording and rehearsal studio.

1982 – 1983

Music Tutor - Linden Lodge School, Lewisham Music Academy

Teaching drumming to visually impaired pupils at Linden Lodge, and drumming and studio techniques at LMA youth centre.


  • Technical manager for the Drake Music Project of many high profile events including installations at the Science Museum and shows at the ICA and the Millennium Dome.

  • Created and produced theatrical performances of a dance piece – “Twins” - featuring the combination of a Laban Centre trained dancer, and a classically trained Indonesian dancer, with a music score incorporating elements from the Indonesian Gamelan and Wayang traditions.


Current Goldsmiths College P.A.C.E.
Music Workshop Skills Certificate

2005 CRISP
Community Music Facilitation course

2004 Lewisham Community College
First Aid at Work

2003 Drake Music Project
Disability Awareness and Child Protection Training

1991 — 1992
London College of Printing
BTEC ND in Graphic Design

1980 Dagarti Arts (Mario Diekouroh)
Studying African Drumming Techniques

Post Office (BT) Courses in Computer Communications

1960 — 1968 Erith Grammar School
‘O’ Levels and ‘A’ Levels


Previous employment includes six years at the London School of Economics, rising to the position of Chief Computer Operator. I have worked as a Graphic Designer, and in 2001 designed and implemented the website for Sound It Out, the Birmingham based community music organisation.

Member of Sound Sense and Music Leader. Full CRB Disclosure and references available on request.