Australian Music & Poetry, Multi Instrumentalist
• Member of the Inland Navigators bushband for 25 + years. The band has been in constant demand for more than two decades, performing bush and country for the corporate world including the major tourist venues including the Niko, InterContinental, Regent, and Radisson hotels.
• Performed with the Inland Navigators on the Good Morning Australia television show, and the BBC Morning Show
• Made two recordings with the Inland Navigators,"Lets Get Serious" and most recently "On the Verandah" which is still in high demand.
• Was a member of the highly regarded Rock/Folk Group The Fourth Realm (formerly Fellowship of the Strings) which toured regularly, and was frequently billed at festivals throughout Australia. The band also recorded a CD "Fellowship of the Strings."
• Performed with the the Celtic ensemble Mattawa which played extensively around Sydney, and made an album - "Where the Waters Meet".
• In 1993 toured the U.S.A. as musician for the Australian Heritage Ensemble, and again in Siciliy in 2002
• Was a member of the Australian Concertina Band for 10 years
• Built three Harps (pictured) with Victorian Harp maker, Andy Rigby.
• Toured China with his wife and musical partner, Jackie Luke, representing Australia at the 8th International Yang Ch'n Congress. Their duo Springtide has played throughout Australia, U.S.A. and the U.K.
•Teaches button accordian and concertina
• Played part of Joe the Shearer and was also a musician in the New Theatre production of Reedy River
• Actor with Libby Keating in the popular "Murder Mystery" series
Production Manager - Planet Dungog Music Festival 2013