British folk singer, songwriter, guitarist, and mandolin player known for his work with an acoustic duo called Show of Hands.
In his mid-teens, he began playing the mandolin and guitar. While attending Sussex University, he formed a music duo with bass player Warwick Downes.
He frequently collaborated with multi-instrumentalist Phil Beer.
He was raised in East Devon, England. With his first wife, he owned and operated a rural inn in Dorset, England.
He was inspired to become a folk musician after listening to albums by singer and songwriter Joan Baez.