History/Maurice

Childhood to 1980
Appearances on regional TV & in regional festivals, member of several popular Newcastle outfits including "Marshall Brothers" & "Broadway".

1980 to 1982
Songs/Performances with "Eighty Eights" (ARIA charting single "She Fell in Love with James Bond")
1981: "Top of the World" LP distributed by Polygram, produced by Todd Hunter. Performances include Countdown (TV), Tanelorn Festival, supports to Thin Lizzy, Stray Cats, XTC, etc...

1984 to 1990

Writer at Warner/Chappell
Songs & lead vocal/guitar duties with the artist "Getaway Plane" (recordings distributed by BMG, Polygram).

1990-1995
Writer at Polygram Music Publishing
Composition/Production of songs for the feature film "Exchange Lifeguards" (including the closing title "Tell me Tomorrow"), starring Elliott Gould, Julian McMahon, & Christopher Atkins. Writer for Polygram Music Publishing.
Production of Songbooks for "The Cruel Sea", "Girlfriend", "Beasts Of Bourbon".

1995 to 2003
Composition/Production of music for documentaries, including "The Amazing World of Minibeasts" (award winning documentary presented by Densey Clyne, pictures by Emmy Award winner Jim Frazier, & distributed by National Geographic), "Common Ground" for Film Australia & The Australian Mining Industry.

Publishing of "Guitar Lix Interactive" - 1998 Yahoo Pick of the Week.

Composition/Production of music for TVCs, corporate videos (clients include Pfizer, Sanofi, Staedtler etc.)

2003 to present
Director of Gitlix Music P/L

Composition/Production/Performance of music for artists D'Abruzzo, Aaron & Maurice, available on iTunes, Amazon.com, BigPond Music via MGM Distribution.

Recordings include: "Cool Threads" (Top 10 Jazz Album - iTunes) "Live at the Basement", "Up on the Beat".
Performances include: Darling Harbour Jazz Festival 2005/2006, Rocks Aroma Coffee Festival, The Basement 2006/2008.
Composition/Production of "Pancakes Swing" for feature film "Ad Nauseum"