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  A B O U T

Songliner is a secret no more.  After over a million miles on the road in the U.S.

and abroad, he emerges as a contemporary standard bearer of the Australian Aboriginal

concept of the songline – musical boundaries that criss-cross the land, 

intersecting nature, people, and time, and returning the power of life back to the

sacred Earth.


At a young age Songliner discovered that he was able to duplicate any music that

he heard on the piano. He began performing in cover bands and

soon began expressing his own impressions of life via the craft of songwriting.  

As he honed his skills as a lyricist, arranger, producer, and collaborator,

he was inevitably recognized for his all-around talent to turn just any moment into a

vibrant sonic snapshot.

Songliner’s awareness of global affairs and concern for unnecessary suffering

inspires a sizable portion of his work with an intercultural, compassionate edge. 

Full-length productions that reflect these sentiments include 

The Attunement, Sounds and Voices Along The International Songline, and


Songliner recently discovered a way to combine his background in Psychology

with his musical capabilities. Musical Soulprint was born, a 2-3 minute original

instrumental composition unique to each individual.


Perhaps his most revealing project to date is his latest album, Same Plane, 

which highlights his continuing concern for the planet and its inhabitants.


A few of his credits include: a publishing deal with Dick James Music,

a recording contract with World Disc Music, Grand Prize Awards in both the

prestigious American Song Festival and Yamaha International World Festivals,

a Gold record with El De Barge, and a 4-CD children’s educational series, Planet Me.


Other notable credits include a stint as musical director for the late Alan Thicke

(and piano instructor for his son Robin), a historic position as the first

National Demonstration Director for Pioneer Laser Karaoke’s U.S. launch in 1988,

and many years performing as a dueling pianist, displaying both his encylopedic recall 

and versatile vocal personality. 

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