Born Sydney. Joined TPI in Dec.1999 replacing the late Roger Frampton. Active from the early 70’s in several groups including Galapagos Duck. Recorded and toured overseas with his own group Point of No Return in 1994. Has also performed internationally with The Gai Bryant Quintet and Bob Bertles. Has made several recordings and written an important jazz education book for piano. A noted jazz educator, he taught at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and ANU Jazz Studies course for many years.