Trumpeter and teacher in New Zealand from 1971–1989. Recorded and toured with Netherworld Dancing Toys, Cats Away, Dave Dobbyn, Howard Morrison. Moved to Europe in 1989, performed with Dutch Jazz Orchestra, De Dijle (Dutch pop). Returned to New Zealand in 2007. Founded Auckland Jazz Orchestra. Taught at Rotterdam and Alkmaar Conservatories, teaching at Auckland University Jazz Dept. and New Zealand School of Music.