Past Australian bands and backing of various Australian artists:


Daly Wilson Big Band (2 years)

Warren Daly Big Band

Ed Wilson Big Band

Raging Waters with Armundo Hurley

Marcia Hines

Doug Parkinson

Ricky May

Kerrie Biddell

Pardon Me Boys with Ignatius Jones

Monica Trapaga

Sitmar cruise ships

Now’s the Time (Be-Bop band with Andrew Speight)

Tommy Tycho Sydney International Orchestra

Grace Knight

James Morrison Big Band and Trumpet mania

Anthony Warlow

Julie Anthony

Barry Crocker

Don Burrows

George Golla

Channel Nine Midday Show with Geoff Harvey (9 years)

Tommy Emmanuel

Mark Williams

Max Miller

Jeff Duff

Enormous Horns

Sydney 2000 Orchestra

Steve Taylor-Brown

Doug Williams

Margaret Urlich

Bob Coassin Big Band

The Prophets

Frank Bennett Show

Tom Burlinson Sinatra Story

Perth Symphony Orchestra

Steve Watson


Emma Pask

Darren Paul

Peter Cupples

Catherine Hunter

Neilsen Gough

Peter Byrne

Ian Cooper

The Beat Goes On (Kere Buchanan’s Steely Dan Tribute)

James Morrisons Scream Machine

Greg Page

Caroline O’Connor

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Daniel Wakefield

Brian Letton

Peter Cousins

Helen Fenton

Rolf Harris

Australian Idol

Marina Prior

Back on the Block (Kere Buchanan’s Quincy Jones Tribute)

Bodacious Cowboys (Music of Steely Dan)

Bravo (Scott Irwin, Ian Stenlake, James Millar)

Deni Hines

Carl Riseley

David Hobson

Black Sorrows

Anthony Callea

John Foreman Orchestra

Chong Lim Orchestra

Trevor Ashley


Past backing of International artists:


K.C and the Sunshine Band

The Platters

Robert Goulet

Gene Pitney

Ronnie Corbett

Frank Gorshin

Danny La Rue

Moscow Circus on Ice

Louie Bellson

Joe Williams (US Vocalist Count Basie Big Band)

Eartha Kit

Al Martino

Tom Jones

Four Tops

The Temptations

Randy Crawford

Chuck Findley

Vanessa Williams

Buddy De Franco

Buddy Greco

John Pizzarelli

Shirley Bassey

Jose Feliciano

Ralph Carmichael

Michael Crawford

Tim Rice

Bernadette Peters

Al Jarreau

Sir George Martin (Beatles tribute)

Frances Yip

Petula Clark

Wayne Newton

Harry Connick Jnr

Glenn Close

Trudy Kerr

Maria Schneider       

Bob Florence

TCB Band

Bobby Shew

Rat Pack from Las Vegas

Rob McConnell (Boss Brass)

Michael Ball

Jenny Tseng

Vincent Di Martino

Rex Richardson

Michael Buble

Jacky Cheung

Wayne Bergeron

Lorna Luft

Jerry Lewis

Spiritualized (UK)

Michael Feinstein

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

John Riley

Leo Sayer

Patrizio Buanne

Patti Austin

Ministry of Sound

Boy George and Culture Club


Stage musical theatre shows:


La Cage Aux Folles (lead trumpet)

Fiddler on the Roof

Sugar Babies


Jerry’s Girls

Miss Saigon

Cats (lead trumpet)

Me and My Girl (lead trumpet)

Porgy and Bess (lead trumpet)

42nd Street (including offer to play lead trumpet in Germany)

The King and I (lead trumpet)

How to Succeed in Business (lead trumpet)

My Fair Lady

Blood Brothers

Anything Goes


Hot Shoe Shuffle (including Japanese tour)

A Chorus Line

Guys and Dolls

Hello Dolly

Beauty and the Beast

Boy from Oz



Al Jolson Story


Oh What a Night

Man of La Mancha (lead trumpet)

Get Happy

West Side Story

Candy Man

Promises Promises

Guys and Dolls


Witches of Eastwick

In the Heights

Singin’ in the Rain


Studio work:


Played on over 150 albums for various projects

Numerous TV jingles and sessions

Various Australian movie sound tracks

Various International motion picture sound tracks

Theatre production sound tracks                                        

New Zealand TV

Kuala Lumper TV

P & O cruise liners                                                                           

Musak recordings

ABC TV series

Country Brass

Bernard Waltz

Frank Ifield

Channel Nine station ID’s

Radio station ID’s

Christian City albums

Grace Knight

James Morrison

Tom Burlinson “Sinatra Story”

Tom Burlinson “Now We’re Swingin”

Tom Burlinson “Still Swingin”

Tom Burlinson “Sinatra at the Sands”

Helen Fenton

Tommy Tycho International Orchestra

Frank Bennett

Emma Pask

Ian Cooper

Sydney All Star Big Band


Greg Page

Ed Wilson Big Band

James Morrison “Scream Machine” DVD

Various Disney Hollywood Motion Pictures

Anthony Warlow

The Night We Called it a Day

Daniel Wakefield

Brian Letton

Rolf Harris

Greg Meyer

Erana Clark

Caroline O’Connor

Wayne Scott Kermond

Stuart Davey

Deni Hines

Ian Moss

Carl Riseley

Natalie Gauci

Daryl Aberhart

Darren Hayes

Mark Vincent

Idea Of North


Strictly Ballroom

The Great Gatsby

The Americas Cup documentary

Moulin Rouge

Rob E Thomas

Marina Prior and Mark Vincent

Skii Harvey


John Farnham and Olivia Newton John Xmas Album

Tom Burlinson, Emma Pask, Ed Wilson “Swing That Music”


Teaching experience:


Sydney Church of England Grammar School private trumpet

St Pius Grammar private trumpet

Work shop clinics with various rehearsal jazz bands

Pan Pacific Jazz and Big Band clinics

Barrenjoey High School Stage Band

Groove Machine College Big Band (ex Conservatorium students)

Wesley Institute for Performing Arts

Forest High School Stage Band

St Ives North Public School

Elanora Public School

Oxford Falls Grammar

Australian Institute of Music

JMC Acadamy

Cammeray Public School

Excelsia College

St Augustines College

St Augustines College Senior Stage Band

Northholm Grammar

Barker College


Present work and highlights:


My own Big Band “The Sydney All Star Big Band”

My own Funk Band “Back to Back”

Tom Burlinson Sinatra Story (lead trumpet)

Frank Bennett Show (lead trumpet)

Rhonda Burchmore Show (lead trumpet)                                     

James Morrison Big Band

Various Theatre

Freelance Studio work

Jazz festivals

Freelance casual and touring

Corporate functions