Music program television producer pioneer best known for his production credits of Shindig!, Six-Five Special, and Oh Boy! among others.
During the 1950s and 1960s, he was significant in expanding the popularity of rock and roll.
He also served as musical theater producer, record producer, musician, and painter.
He was born in Greenford and resided in Oxfordshire.
He produced the film Catch My Soul, starring singer Richie Havens.