Favourite album: ‘If That’s What It Takes’ By Michael McDonald
Grew up listening to: Elton John, Billy Joel, The Beatles, Rod Stewart, Jools Holland, Tina Turner, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino.
Which artists/performers are your greatest influence: Elton John, Michael McDonald, Richard Tee, Rod Stewart, Steely Dan. (And lots more!)
Artists we should check out: Ruen Brothers (Who I’ve been lucky enough to play piano/bv’s for over the last year)
Career highlight: Recording with Rick Rubin in Malibu.
Claims to fame: Meeting Michael McDonald and him telling me he’s a fan of my own music.
Best gig you’ve seen this year: Steely Dan at Coachella music festival.
What does the future hold: Release my debut album next year and begin playing festivals with my band. Then just see what the future holds!
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