Turnford College Herts GCE A level Music
London Trinity College of Music LICENTIATE DIPLOMA. LTCL
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art LICENTIATE DIPLOMA. LLAM
First paid engagement was in FEB 1971 with own band THE ORANGE JUICE.
Other professional work has included studio recordings and live sessions for such
artists as Rod Argent and Toni Chrisitie.
I have been recorded on the Pickwick and Hall record labels 'Top of the Pops' series
as well as session musician for various local bands.
Over the years I have formed eight of my own working bands and the last was ‘EASTWICK’ in 1999
Since 1968 I have been professionally contracted as MUSICIAN AND CABRET ARTIST
at various HOLIDAY CAMPS, CLUBS, THEATRES, TOWN HALLS , LESUIRE CENTRES
AND RESTAURANTS throughout the UK.
MUSIC STYLES HAVE BEEN ; ROCK’N’ROLL (50’S) , FOLK, BLUES, FUNK, M.O.R POP,
R&B (trad) ROCK, CLASSICAL
and just about any other music style.
As well as a private tutor I have taught in schools and night classes in GUILDFORD,
and BYFLEET, Surrey; HODDESDON, Herts; NEWTON ABBOTT, Devon;
DEBEN SCHOOL and AMBERFIELD SCHOOL, Suffolk , and currently
at The IPSWICH SCHOOL, HENLEY ROAD, Suffolk.
I regiistered the NORVIN GUITAR SCHOOL in 1980 and teach all styles of Guitar
to beginners and advanced students both for pleasure and for examination by
THE LONDON TRINITY COLLEGE OF MUSIC,
and the LONDON COLLEGE OF MUSIC.
1989-93 At the SPA PAVILION THEATRE FELIXSTOWE for ; PETER PAN,
WIZARD OF OZ, BYE BYE BIRDIE, BUGSY MALONE, SWEEENEY TODD,
WIND IN THE WILLOWS, and various Show Cases.
GUITAR (ALL STYLES) BANJO, MANDOLIN, HARMONICA,
PERCUSSION. (not drum kit) SOME KEYBOARDS.
BASS / BARITONE, TO LOW TENOR. (E below to A above midd C)
Other related work has been,
STAGE MANAGER , LX TECH, TOUR MANAGER, SOUND TECH,
DRIVER/MECHANIC, B&B GETTER, Father Confessor, AND TEA MAKER