by birth, Alan's celebrated musical career has achieved
international acclaim for his work in Classical, Rock,
Contemporary Christian and Film genres. His creative
genius is multi-faceted, having produced, performed,
composed and arranged orchestral pieces for over 50
major release albums, while working with some of the
worlds most renowned artists and leading record labels.
Though recognized as one of rocks leading guitarists,
Alan is a classically trained graduate of London's Royal
Academy and holds a Masters Degree from England's College
of Music. He was a founder and board executive of the
British Record Producers Guild, along with chairman
Sir George Martin and colleague Alan Parsons. In addition,
Alan has served in a pastoral capacity in various Worship
Arts ministries in the United Kingdom and the United
As a Producer
Alan is esteemed as one of the industries greatest,
having received three Grammy nominations and multiple
platinum, gold and silver discs, as well as amassing
worldwide chart success. He has produced projects in
some of the record industries leading recording studio
including; Abbey Road (UK), Ocean Way (LA), and Electric
Lady Land (NYC).
In mainstream music, Alan has produced such legendary
artists as Roger Daltrey (The Who), The Alarm, Meatloaf,
Jeff Beck, Mike Oldfield, Bonnie Taylor and Sir Andrew
In the COntemporary Christian arena, Alan has produced
such luminaries as Phil Keaggy, Graham Kendrick, Paul
Oakley, Margaret Becker and the Newsboys.
Alan has also produced title tracks for the major motion
picture releases; "Quicksilver" starring Kevin
Bacon, "Doc Hollywood" starring Michael J.
Fox, and "Buddy's Song" starring Roger Daltrey
and Chesney Hawkes, for whom Alan produced the million
unit seller, "I am the One and Only", which
the "Guinness Book of World Records" immortalized
Chesney as, "The UK's youngest and longest standing
artist as #1."
As a Composer
Alan's credits include, EMI's Songwriter of the Year
Award for the #1 hit, "True Believers", by
the Christian music veteran Phil Keaggy, and was nominated
as BMI's Songwriter of the Year for the progressive
rock band, "Babe Ruth" of which Alan was the
founder. "The Mexican" has since been embraced
as the worlds official 'break dancers' anthem and has
recorded and honored in full or part by the following
artists; Grand Master Flash, Sugar Ray, R. Kelly, Chemical
Brothers, Prodigy and Thalia and Mark Anthony, a US
#1 album for the EMI Latin Label.
Alan conducted and wrote the original scores for "Puffins"
and "One Man's Island" which were performed
by the London Symphony and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras,
both BBC/PBS wildlife documentaries for "The Natural
World", which premiered at the Royal Festival Hall
in London. He also composed and performed on the original
score for the Soccer World Cup in 1994.