April 1 - Launch of 'Timelines - Australian stories in Song'

Timelines; Australian Stories in Song is Live! 

Mark Cryle and I share a passion for keeping Australia’s chequered history alive - the good, the bad and the ugly - all revealed through a catalogue of new original songs. Our first…

Timelines is coming...

It's been a busy month; I can reveal a new project, announce a tour, and a new album! 

Timelines; Australian Stories in Song will be launched in April. Mark Cryle is a dear friend & highly regarded songwriter, and we…

'The Other Side'

I just received some nice news...A tune I'd written in March 2020 'The Other Side' has won 'Best Tune' voted by Cygnet Folk Festival Song Competition. This track will be on my new album (released later in 2021) & is…

Christmas Takes me Home...

Master songsmith Allan Caswell & I have teamed up to write our first Christmas song together...

Christmas Takes Me Home was aimed at being an old school, classic Christmas song. “We didn’t want sleigh bells and snow or blinding heat…

Brisbane concert, & new music!

I'm excited to share a couple of news items with you today... 

For Brisbane friends: I will playing a concert set next week Sep 29, @ New Farm Bowls Club, where I'll be presenting a selection of brand-new tunes…

Video lessons now available...

I've been creating video lessons of some of my most requested tunes. Ive broken the songs down into sections, & each video in the lesson set focuses on a section. Each download includes 5 or 6 videos, plus detailed TAB/notation…

Duet: 'Stranger on the Shore' with Brian May

'Stranger on the Shore' was an instrumental hit in 1961, for clarinettist Acker Bilk. I remember hearing this track as a child (it was in my father's record collection) and as an 18yo, I took clarinet lessons, and this was…

Isolation inspiration with Andrea (Italy) & Adam (Austria)

Andrea Valeri & Adam Rafferty are 2 players that Ive known for a long time, and over the years, we've played quite a few shows together, in Europe as well as Australia.

'Primo Incontro' is Italian for 'first meeting', and…

Isolation Inspiration...

I've been using this 'lock-down' time to develop my 'Do It Yourself' video skills; I've been posting almost daily videos, shot at my home in Brisbane. It's been fun connecting with musicians around my city, Australia, and around the world…