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Lotr- The Return of the King

I was involved in the live performances of Lord of the Rings at the Royal Albert Hall. I was playing cimbalom with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Here is my new cimbalom which I bought in Amsterdam.

This was bought from the estate of famous Dutch painter Constant. He was a collector of guitars, lutes and cimbaloms.

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The Hunger Games

I played with The Punch Brothers and Tbone Burnett on the soundtrack of The Hunger Games on various ehtnic instruments including hammered dulcimer, Appalachian dulcimer, cimbalom and auto harp. It was great to meet Gary Ross and I was amazed … Continue reading

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Marimba Spiritual

I recorded this piece, Marimba Spiritual with Evelyn Glennie. It also appears on two other CDs by the same artist: Light in Darkness and Greatest Hits.

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The Rhythm of Life 2

This a sample CD I recorded with my friend Terry Emery for AMG. We are jointly known as The Groove Gurus. It is a collections of percussion sounds and loops that can be used in compositions and recordings. The cover … Continue reading

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My Imdb Page

Here are two movie projects I have been involved in. On Beautician and the Beast I was orchestrator and also appeared in the film. In Chains of Fools I wrote some of the music.

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Dame Evelyn Glennie

I have worked with Dame Evelyn Glennie many times over the years and she mentions me in her autobiography. At that time I was a member of the Fires of London working with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies. She heard me … Continue reading

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