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  • Joined Elton John band as road manager in May 1972
  • Joined Phonogram Studios London in September 1972 as assistant engineer.
  • Became chief engineer in 1979 recording many large orchestras and big bands and bringing artistes such as Thin Lizzy, Dire Straits, The Boomtown Rats and The Sex Pistols to record at the studio.
  • Worked with Tom Hidley (Westlake/Eastlake Audio) to design and specify the studio's refurbishment and later, the former Chappells Recording Studios in Bond Street. As a result, contracted by Philips/Siemens electronics (Phonogram's parent company in Eindhoven Holland) to work on the design of recording equipment for the studio group worldwide.
  • Started to work as a record producer for Phonogram in 1980 producing (and charting) ABC's first material.
  • Became a freelance producer in 1981

hello.jpgProduction Company Founder

Freedom 4 Music Productions was founded in January 1998 with Mel Smith (actor/director) and Trevor Evans. Freedom 4 operated within a successful group of media production companies; Talkback Television, Lola (Working Title Films) & Sync Events and Promotions.

 

Director of New Media Marketing Company

Societás . Breaking away from conventional business thinking, rather than working to a vertical market within the creative sphere, Societás brings together the creative fields, uniting all aspects of communication and business development. Fusing a consultancy, think tank, incubator and network, rather than simply offering production skills and crew to fulfill creative briefs, Societás pinpoint future market developments and devise creative strategies to capture the revenue potential of these developments. Specialists in launching first-to-market ventures to the global market, Societás’ clients span music, film, fashion, retail, publishing, luxury goods and services.

 

Charities

World Aid Recordings. It is to raise funds and awareness for the many plights in areas worldwide for the purpose of local relief by using the vocation of indigenous musical talent utilizing traditional and contemporary material for sale globally creating a self help scenario and eliminating the charity stigma.