About

As a musician I have performed and recorded around the world with a large number of artists, in some incredible venues. Having extensive experience in both Western music and Indian Music/sitar I’m always ready to help you bring a new dimension to your project and take your music to the next level.

Venues:

Royal Albert Hall
Hammersmith Apollo
o2 London
Abbey Road
Air Studios
Angel Studios

Credits:

Beverley Knight
Omar
Paloma Faith
Michael Bolton
Dionne Warwick
Hayley Westenra
Shakin’ Stevens
Katherine Jenkins
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
House Band, Tonight’s The Night TV Show BBC1
Superstar ITV (played for “boot camp” rounds)
 Strictly Come Dancing House Band BBC1
(dep)

TV/Film:

A New Life In Oz – Channel 5

Big Fat Gypsy Wedding USALego Computer Games
The Messenger – Film Soundtrack
Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family – Sky
Hairspray – The Highschool Musical – Sky

Theatre:

Memphis The Musical – Shaftesbury Theatre, London
The Bodyguard – The Adelphi Theatre, London
Priscilla Queen of the Desert – The Palace Theatre, London
Matthew Bourne’s Dorian Gray – Sadler’s
Wells, UK, and International Tour

Dep work on:

-Dep means deputizing or covering for someone. This is challenging work, under pressure and tests many different skills including sight-reading, following an MD and playing different instruments (guitar/banjo/mandolin etc.) in a variety of styles and settings.
Beautiful
The Carole King Musical
Kinky Boots
Lion King
School of Rock
Dreamgirls
Groundhog Day
Motown The Musical
Matilda The Musical
……plus more!

Education

PgDip Jazz, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
MMus (Jazz/Indian Music) University of Leeds
BA (Hons) Jazz Studies Leeds College of Music
Private guitar tuition with Mike Walker
Private sitar tuition in India with Pandit Arvind Parikh
Grade 8 Classical Guitar (Trinity)