Western Australian Conservatorium of Music
Berklee College of Music, Boston
Private Study in US with Dave Liebman,
George Garzone, George Coleman, Hal Crook.
International Festivals - JVC Jazz Festival (New York), BBC London Jazz Festival, Jazz Yatra Festival (India), Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Edinburgh Jazz Festival (Scotland), Galway Jazz festival, Bray Jazz Festival (Ireland), Manila Jazz festival (Philipines), Villa Celimontana (Italy), Jazz Alive Festival (New Zealand).
Australian Festivals - Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Melbourne International Jazz Festival, Fremantle Jazz Festival, Manly Jazz Festival, Stonnington Jazz Festival, Darwin Fringe Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Sydney Festival, Festival of Perth, Glenelg Jazz Festival, Melbourne Jazz Fringe Festival, Half Bent Music Festival and many more...
Publication: Sydney Morning Herald
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Session Two: Jamie Oehlers Double Drummer Group (Jazzhead)
Many of the lurching, battered heroes of hard rock roar on with surprising potency; and so do those of free jazz, as this year's Wangaratta Festival of Jazz proved.
The spirit is taken up by new generations, but rarely with such energy as here. Powered by drummers Simon Barker and Ben Vanderwal and buoyed by Rodrigo Aravena's bass, the themes and improvisations come at you with exhilarating force. These hurricanes can evaporate suddenly in ethereal passages...
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.
Credentials/BackgroundVictorian College of the Arts (Melbourne)
Monash University (Melbourne)
Workshops in the UK, Ireland and throughout Australia and New Zealand