I have now been playing keyboards for just
over forty years, and was brought up on the Hammond
organ, moving on to an Elka X605 organ in the 80’s then a Technics C300
portable organ in the early 90’s.In 2003 I decided to move away from the
cumbersome organs & moved onto Yamaha keyboards which was a psr 8000 & then
consequently moved through the range of Tyros keyboards to the latest Tyros
4 which I use now.
I have been playing for ballroom, latin, sequence & old time dancing since
1996 following in the shoes of my mentor Billy Duncan who was very well
known on the dance circuit in the 70’s & 80’s.
My recordings now total over 20, most of which can be purchased through the
Maestro records website, who are listed on my
I have been very privileged to have performed at all of the major sequence
dance festivals, namely Bridlington, Southport & Blackpool, and in 2010 had
a very brief appearance in a BBC documentary called “The young ones”.
My ambition is still to play one day at Blackpool’s tower ballroom & my hope
for the future is that this kind of dancing continues for many more years to