1984 A.Mus.A. (a high-level musical instrument qualification: Associate in Music Australia) (Trumpet)
1986 Bachelor of Music (a degree from the NSW State Conservatorium of Music)
1988 Associate Diploma in Jazz Studies (NSW State Conservatorium of Music)
1988 Winner of the Don Burrows scholarship award for Player of the Year.
Based in Melbourne, he's partnered to a woman who is the sister of one of the members of the band Boom Crash Opera and runs an audio company Sci-Sonic.