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Neil's musical career started at the age of 12 when he started guitar lessons. 
Later studying the flute/clarinet/saxophone/mandolin/Irish tenor banjo/5 string banjo/Irish whistle 
and has been awarded Diplomas for Performance and Composition.

Performing many contrasting styles - Jazz, Folk, Concert Band, Theatre Orchestras…. 
Neil developed his musical skill and shared the stage and music workshops with  musicians such as :

Don Lusher - Herbie Flowers - John Harle - Jack Brymer - Kenny Baker

And played in bands supporting artists such as :

Eric Bogle - Vin Garbutt

at venues ranging from :

The Jam House, Birmingham - Alexander's Bar, Chester - The Limelight Club, Crewe - 
The Musician, Leicester - The Robin Hood Bay Folk Club - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

Neil is a busy instrumental music tutor and part-time lecturer teaching guitar for Lancashire and Morecambe College.

Composition is an important part of Neil's musical interest - writing vocal and guitar pieces - 
he continues to work with numerous vocalists and instrumentalists. 
In 2005 Neil was invited to write and perform a piece for a wedding in New York - 
this trip culminated in a number of gigs in North Carolina in Cecil Sharp country.
One of Neil's collaborations  was selected for the final of a national UK song writing competition in 2007.

 

 

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