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AWARDS

FORMER NZ OPEN FLUGAL HORN CHAMPION
3RD NZ OPEN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS
FORMER AUCKLAND CHAMPION
MEMBER OF 10 NZ CHAMPION BANDS
MEMBER OF 2 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION BANDS
VAC SCROLL OF HONOUR FOR ACHIEVEMENT WITHIN THE NZ ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
2002-2004 BEST COMPERE AUCKLAND BAND COMPETITIONS
ADJUDICATOR AT NEW ZEALAND, AUCKLAND, CENTRAL DISTRICT & WAIKATO/BOP BRASS BAND CONTESTS
NOMINATED 2010 BEST NZ CONFERENCE & EVENTS ENTERTAINER
WINNER OF THE 2012 VAC “AGNEW’ EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR NZ ENTERTAINMENT
WINNER OF THE 2016 VAC TOP MUSICIAN AWARD
2nd PLACE AT THE WORLD BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH THE NATIONAL BAND of NEW ZEALAND KERKRADE HOLLAND 2017

SOLO TV PERFORMANCES

STARS ON SUNDAY TV1 (TWO EPISODES)
HUI PACIFIC TV2
VARIETY STREET TV2
WORLD RUGBY CUP FINAL 1987 TV1
NZ TODAY TV2
5.30 LIVE TV3
CHAT BUNGALOW MAX TV
GOODMORNING TV1
AUCKLAND CITY EVENTS TRIANGLE TV
2011 WORLD RUGBY CUP FINAL HISTORY STORY TV3 NEWS
ROCKIN THE PLANET SKY TV

BANDS

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AUCKLAND BRASS (FEATURED SOLOIST)
RICK BRYANT & THE JIVE BOMBERS
SEVEN DEADLY SINS
QUEEN CITY BIG BAND
TVNZ / WAITAKERE CITY BRASS (FEATURED SOLOIST)
MARLBOROUGH DISTRICTS BRASS
SELECTED FOR THE NATIONAL BAND OF NEW ZEALAND (1990, 1992, 2009, 2016, 2017, COMPERE 2003)
NATIONAL YOUTH BAND OF NEW ZEALAND (1981-83 COMPERE 1999, 2000)
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIRFORCE AUCKLAND BASE BAND (FEATURED SOLOIST)
NELSON CITY BRASS

SOLO TOURS

FULL NEW ZEALAND SOLO TOUR
FIJI SOLO TOUR
VANUATU SOLO TOUR
SAMOA CONCERTS AND TEACHING
SAIPAN (SOLOIST WITH CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AUCKLAND BRASS)
BUXTON OPERA HOUSE ENGLAND (SOLOIST WITH MASS BAND WAITAKERE BRASS NZ & FAIREY BAND UK)
MOOMBA FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA (SOLOIST WITH CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AUCKLAND BRASS)
THE GREAT WALL of CHINA BEIJING
XIN TIAN DI SHANGHAI
DUNHUANG CHINA (TOURISM DELEGATION)
VIETNAM
HAINAN ISLAND CHINA (CONFERENCE)
OBRIEN’s IRISH BAR NEW YORK
P&O CRUISES ANZAC DAY “LAST POST” VANUATU TO BRISBANE

FEATURED SOLOIST/ENTERTAINER AT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ENGAGEMENTS

AOTEA CENTRE OPENING
JOHN McGOUGH & DANCEFORCE LIVE, AOTEA CENTRE BNZ FOYER
AUCKLAND SKY TOWER OPENING
MIAMI WINE COOLER LAUNCH
TVNZ STAFF CHRISTMAS PARTY
WORLD RUGBY CUP FINAL 1987
ROGER FOX & CONTINENTAL BRASS TOUR
WORLD ORCHARD EXHIBITION
MORE FM NEW YEARS EVE PARTY SHERATON BALLROOM
NZ ENTERTAINMENT BENNY AWARDS NIGHT (PERFORMED TWICE AND MC ONCE)
FEATURED ENTERTAINER & MC ROYAL EASTER SHOW
COMPERE NZ NATIONAL YOUTH BAND TOUR
COMPERE NATIONAL BAND OF NZ TOUR
“THIS IS IT” 2000 MILLENNIUM EXTRAVAGANZA (AUCKLAND DOMAIN)
HYUNDAI SPORTS CAFÉ
GUEST SOLOIST FOR THE RNZAF AUCKLAND BASE BAND BRUCE MASON CENTRE
RADIO HAURAKI’S GALA ANNIVERSARY DINNER
FEATURED ENTERTAINER AT THE “JAMES MORRISON CONCERT” GALA DINNER
HOST OF THE “JAMES MORRISON” TOWN HALL CONCERT 2007
HOST OF THE 2017 AUCKLAND COMMUNITY THEATRE TRUST AWARDS
HOST AND ENTERTAINER AT THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WOOLSTON BRASS BAND CHRISTCHURCH
OFFICIAL TRUMPETER OF THE “CALL TO POST” ELLERSLIE RACECOURSE 2017-18 SEASON

RESIDENCIES

CHELSEA PARK CONVENTION CENTRE (3 YEARS)
RESTAURANT 360 (2 AND A HALF YEARS)
THE SPRINGS GARDEN RESTAURANT (10 YEARS)
THE ROUNDABOUT BAR (11 MONTHS)
THE BRICKHOUSE BAR (8 MONTHS)
FRANCOLI BAR (3 YEARS)
BRICKLANE RESTAURANT & BAR (5 MONTHS)
REDOUBT BARS TE AWAMUTU & MATAMATA (5+ YEARS)

COMMERCIALS/ TV & RADIO

BRISCOES (TV)
THE SPRINGS GARDEN RESTAURANT (RADIO)
NZ BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS (RADIO)
230 MARUA FURNITURE (TV)

FILM

BROTHER HOOD OF THE ROSE

SOLO ALBUM

TWO SHADES OF BRASS

BAND ALBUMS

FLYING HIGH (CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AUCKLAND BRASS)
BOLD AS BRASS (CONTINENTAL AIRLINES AUCKLAND BRASS)
BRASS MAGIC (WAITAKERE CITY BRASS)
RUSSELL GRAY (SCOTTISH CORNET PLAYER RECORDED IN ENGLAND)
VARIATIONS (DALEWOOL AUCKLAND BRASS)
CREATIVE BRASS WAITAKERE CITY BRASS (NARRATOR)