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BYOS Clip with Harvey Thompson

On Monday the 3rd October, I had an incredible opportunity to record a new BYOS clip featuring the one and only Harvey Thompson (USA) alongside James Chong from Perth, and John Solli, Chloe Lewis, Kim Woon and Michael Hart from D²Drumline. Over the past few years, Ralph and Harvey from BYOS have crafted a name for themselves as true innovators in the… Read more →

Hamish Blake Challenge

Well, the unexpectedly fun and random gigs keep rolling…. This week – or the past month really –  I have been busy teaching Hamish Blake “Stairway to Heaven” as part of a particularly hair-brained scheme he came up with to perform the Led Zeppelin classic on stage at the Corner Hotel with NZ rockers, Bonjah. I have to say… this one… Read more →

MSO Symphony In A Day

I am very excited to be joining the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as part of the Symphony in a Day project on Saturday 7th May at the Hamer Hall, Melbourne. It will be an absolute pleasure to perform under the baton of world renown conductor, Benjamin Northley, alongside the MSO team. The project sees us tackling varied repertoire, ranging from Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, to… Read more →

Ford Focus Commercial

Earlier this week I was invited to fill the role of Musical Director for the 2015 Ford Focus commercial. This was a monster job which involved getting 38 drummers to play in unison to Sarah Blasko’s “I Awake” in a very large warehouse. Now, we all know that getting 38 drummers to play together is a tough job at the… Read more →