Jazz composer and musician known for incorporating rock music into his arrangements. His career took off in the 1970s with his self-titled debut album.
He graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 1962.
He was director of music for the British TV comedy The Goodies.
He was born in South Rhodesia, which became the country of Zimbabwe in 1980.
He was featured on the 1968 album Kenny Wheeler And The John Dankworth Orchestra.