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Coming from a musical Family in Sydney, Wayne was surrounded by Drums and Guitars as a baby. His Father being a drummer had band rehearsals in the garage where Wayne would hang out with them soaking up the sounds and giving him a knowledge of music from the 50's, 60's and 70's.
His Fathers Record collection included The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Cat Stevens and he has carried this through as a major influence in his musical styles.
Wayne was playing drums as a toddler and moved onto the Guitar at age 7.
Wayne first hit the stage playing drums at age 9 in primary school talent quests and musicals where he was the only student in a band of Teachers. This continued through to his High school years where he was awarded a life time achievement in Musicals and the experience developed his live performance.
Wayne was 11 when joined his first band as a drummer. At 14 Wayne picked up the Bass Guitar and was hooked. By age 15 he had a band of his own, including his younger brother on the drums and was starting to develop his vocal skills. Songwriting came soon after where he wrote his first 4 songs at his Grandmothers house in one night.
The Band was called "Not So Sweet" - a line from the Bowie song “Changes” and stayed together playing and writing original material for 10 years. Not So Sweet Backed Stevie Wright from the EasyBeats for his final comeback show at Selina's in Sydney.
Alongside this at age 18,Wayne started playing with various Sydney Shows ,Cover Bands and moved into Solo and Duo work and also completed the SAE Sound of Audio Engineering Course in Sydney.
In 1995 Wayne moved to the Gold Coast and formed original Band "BLOW". In 3 Years BLOW achieved over 260 live shows, multiple recordings, and an EP release.
Active in the Gold Coast original scene, Wayne Hired Venues and showcased Local upcoming bands such as The DaisyCutters and The Julian Date. Thus far Wayne has written over 200 songs and has Produced ,Arranged , Composed and Performed his own material. Wayne recently recorded 2 Albums with the band "Faceless" as the Bass Player.
In the late 1990's Wayne was now getting hired as a freelance Bass Player/ Drummer/ Guitarist/ Vocalist performing with Show bands such as Dean Vegas ( Elvis Presley), Chris Knight ( Buddy Holly) Jade Hurley, Steve Cummins ( Neil Diamond) Athol Matham ( Roy Orbison) and many more.
In 2005, Wayne joined "Killer Queen" - Tribute band to Queen as the Bass Player (John Deacon).