What do you teach?
Guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and secondary school curriculum.
What’s the best thing about your instrument/s?
You can play lots of really well-known songs on them.
Tell us about an inspirational teacher you had when you were a child?
My own guitar teacher, he was a brilliant teacher and amazing guitarist.
What’s your top practise tip?
Start off slow and practise difficult bits many times to get them right.
What’s your top (musical or non-musical) well-being tip?
Remember to enjoy what you are doing.
Know any good musician jokes?
How do you make a bandstand? Take away their chairs!
Funniest musician moment?
Trying to throw my guitar up and then catch it on stage and dropping it instead.
Top five desert island discs/pieces/playlist?
A Day In The life – The Beatles
riday I’m In Love – The Cure
Substitute – The Who
Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd
Take Five – The Dave Brubeck Quartet
What do you do to relax?
Walk and cook.
Coffee or tea?
Beethoven or Beyoncé?
Depends on my mood.
Last piece/song you downloaded or listened to?
Is It Real – Bombay Bicycle Club
Texting or talking?
Cats or dogs?
Cake or cheese?
A musician/composer (dead or alive) you would love to meet?
Another instrument I’d love to learn to play is…