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Some of the artists, bands and musicians with whom I work...


Celluloid Sound System

Celluloid Sound System takes an experimental or cult film and creates a totally new soundtrack, performed live to the moving image - completely replacing the original sound to inspire fresh cinematic interpretation. Our work is semi-improvised and with the band I play bass, Kaossilator and various synths.

The Dhol Foundation

I was bass player for The Dhol foundation form 2007 - 2011 and was lucky enough to get to gig and tour all over the world with them. Founded by former Alaap member Johnny Kalsai, TDF take traditional Punjab Dhol drums and mix them with dance beats, breaks and electronic music.

Soul Direction

This is my functions band, again where I play bass, but also act as musical director. We perform mostly at private events, weddings birthday parties and coorporate shows, although we do the odd public performance too.


Beatroots is Reading's community samba band, for the most part I play repenique, but can also be found across the surdo section. I'm second mestre for the band meaning I occasionally 'lead' or 'conduct'.

EAD - Extended Audio Design

I’m proud to use and support EAD cabs, high quality, high fidelity bass cabs manufactured in the UK.

Hey Funky Drummer

Homepage of Stu Roberts, pro drummer, with whom I have been lucky enough to perform and deliver various workshops. Stu is on the faculty at Guildford's Academy of Contemporary Music, and has performed and toured all over the world.

Paul Glover Drummer

I’ve worked extensively with Paul as a music educator, and more recently as a performer. Paul regularly plays drums with both up and coming and established artists, live and in the studio.

Some of the organisations I work with...


Creative Junction

A new organisation working in the South East, using the knowledge and expertise gained from delivering Creative Partnerships since 2002.

Creative Partnerships

The Government's flagship creative learning programme, designed to develop the skills of young people across England, raising their aspirations and achievements.


Readipop is an arts organisation offering workshops that develop creative uses for new digital technology, exploring music, sound, image and beyond, specialising in work with young people.


I have Recently started working with the UK Centre for Carnival Arts (UKCCA) as a Creative Agent, supporting the delivery of the Creative Partnerships programme into four schools in Luton.

Beat Routes

Beat Routes aims to inspire artistic creativity in young people through music appreciation. Young people with a passion for music and art have the opportunity to create, share and exchange musical/artistic ideas in a safe and relaxed environment.

The Session

I'm a regular contributor on The Session, BBC Berkshire's Sunday Night local music show. I'm usually in about once a month as one of the Judges for the shows demo panel feature.

Musicians' Union

The Musicians’ Union is an organisation respected around the world which represents over thirty two thousand musicians working in all sectors of the music business.

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