Graham is an experienced guitarist that has played internationally and been involved in many musical theatre shows as well as national tours, session work, cruise ships, live shows, TV and radio. With a BA (Hons) in Popular Music, Graham has played guitar for over 10 years and is available for:
• Session Work/Studio
• Live Shows
• Musical Theatre
• Orchestra Pits
Graham studied bagpipes from the age of 10 and later, developed a keen interest in guitar as a teenager. He gained entry to study Popular music at Stevenson College Edinburgh and was one of three classmates to be awarded entry to complete his degree at Edinburgh Napier University. His passion lies within musical theatre, and because of this, Graham’s playing is extremely versatile. He covers an array of different genres such as funk, country, blues, jazz, progressive rock, acoustic percussive and many more. This allows Graham to accompany artists to any style that is required.
Graham has played in many musicals, including:
‘Bugsy Malone’, ‘Grease’, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Les Misérables’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Rent’, ‘Spring Awakening’, ‘Sunshine on Leith’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ and more.
He has toured Nationally with theatre productions throughout New Zealand and annually played in the largest arts festival in the world: Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival.
Working as a session musician, he has appeared as a guitarist for an X Factor NZ tour, worked with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; artists such as Laughton Kora (Kora Band/Fly My Pretties/Kinetic), Jody Direen, Phil Edwards Band, Outside In and more.