Influences: Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, The Beatles, Avenged Sevenfold, Transit, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Dizzie Gilespie, Count Basie, Coheed And Cambria, Trivium, Dead Letter Circus, La Dispute, + More
Became a session musician guitarist for live recordings of singers at Red Dreams charity for their YouTube page one of which being X-Factor contestant "Michael Rice" who I have performed a few gigs with previously. I have also took the role as lead guitarist for a college big band to which I played to multiple venues around the north east which include The Sage, Gateshead (Video on my YouTube Channel). My current band "We Came We Conquered" I write, record, programme, mix/master all the music myself at home and have performed as a support act for such bands as Hands Like Houses, I The Mighty, The Gospel Youth, Normandie, Breathe in Silence in venues such as Newcastle University Student Union, 02 Academies etc. In my spare time I play solo gigs locally, performing tracks by Steve Vai, Joe Satriani that focuses more on virtuoso playing.
My education is primarily music focused and I spent 3 years attaining a 2:1 in a honours degree of BA (Hons) Popular Music at The University of Hull. My modules consisted of Advanced Performance, Songwriting, Music Tech Applications, Music In Practice, Musicology and much more to further develop and improve my skills as a musician. I also have grades within electric and classical guitar with the London College of Music,
Professional experience as a live sound engineer to which I have provided sound for two college drama productions of "Beauty & the Beast" and "We Will Rock You" and many music events in the north east, my most recent being "Stockton Calling" festival. Studio work can be presented as I record, mix and produce all my own work.