First concert was B52's in 1980 at the Hordern Pavilion, had free tickets, the vocals and songs were amazing, best would be Stevie Ray Vaughan at the Sydney Opera House in 1984, Johnny Winter at Selina's (same era the 80's} and the best sound and tone on stage Jethro Tull at the State Theatre
What gear do you use?
Fender Blues Junior & Marshall JCM 900 Amp 50w, 1993 Gibson Les Paul Standard, 2004 Gibson SG61 Reissue, 2006 Gibson CJ165 Acoustic Guitar & a Epiphone Sheraton II.
My favourite is the Gibson CJ165 at present
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Jimi Hendrix (biggest musical influence) - 'Electric Ladyland", Deep Purple- Machinehead - Ritchie Blackmore, Pink Floyd - Dark Side of The Moon, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, ACDC, Chuck Berry, Supertramp.
Got into there music as my friends lent me recordings.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Currently in a duet called ACNR, myself & Nicholas Rowe.
I have played in lots of covers & originals bands over the years including the Wantoks, Two Big Words, Still Crazy, Stonehenge, Delve, Timelords, Sixties Sensation, Take U Back, Maggies Boys, Framed Music.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Jimi Hendrix- flamboyant master musician, a modern day Beethoven, just amazed by his improvisation & technique.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Australia Day 1991 @ "Selina's Coogee Bay Hotel" Main Stage
I performed solo "Waltzing Matilda" with my old 1970 SG thru a 1970 Marshall stack with lots of feedback, and soon after my band "Still Crazy" came on stage to play the rest of the gig, over 800 people, a great night.
Smallest approx 4 people @ Petersham Hotel with a full rock band & PA - the band got $12, now that's $3 bucks each, good thing the PA was supplied for free by the venue, hehe
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?