Writer and journalist specialising in soul, ska, reggae and blues music, but also active in vintage transport publications. Current clients include Echoes magazine, Record Collector magazine, Narrow Gauge World, Blues & Rhythm magazine. Past clients include the Daily Telegraph, Railway World, The Wire, Old Glory, Canal Boat. Contributed to the Guinness Encyclopaedia of Popular Music and the Record Collector Rare Record Price Guide. Copy editor and researcher. contributor to specialist music books.
Active in album compilation/ annotation for record companies. Current clients include Universal Music, Island Records, Fantastic Voyage Records, Sunrise Records. Past clients include Warner Bros. Records, Trojan records, Ace Records, Kent Records, Snapper Music.