2009 to present  Joint owner, sound engineer and resident producer for residential recording studio Montesa audio.


Working with bands and musicians from the U.K., Spain, Brazil, France and Belgium.

Success  to date London band Jahgo’s Odyssey signed after recording first EP at Montesa Audio

2000-2010  BA Music production lecturer and Head of Music Technology National Diploma at Northbrook College Sussex.  


Running 4 multi track recording studios, 8 mix suites, 8 pre-production studios and 4 music computer areas. Working on all music software packages  including Pro-tools, Cubase and Logic on both PC and Mac platforms.

Duties included organisation of 250 students and 15 staff at any one time for completion of 2 year course in subjects including music production, studio recording, acoustics, sound design, music for TV& film, computer music and music business. Also teaching duties for sound recording, music production, music business and sound design from ND to degree levels.


Working alongside top musicians, producers and engineers including J.J. Belle (guitarist for the Pet Shop Boys, played also with Tina Turner, Madonna, George Michael, Dusty Springfieldand Grace Jones), Niall Hone (Hawkwind), Trevor Grant (Tubeway Army).

Plus many ex student success stories.

Ian Clayton, BA (Hons) in Music Production University of Brighton.

Level 3 Teaching Certificate Northbrook College Sussex.

1988-2000  Musician and songwriter in Jaded Angel.  


Keyboards, acoustic guitar and backing vocals. Played many venues in Sussex and London including Earls court.  Jaded Angel were Radio Mercury’s featured unsigned band for one year.  One track signed with ex Warner chapel A&R man Richard Rodgers for the Great Lawnmower Conspiracy album on Ncompuss.

Recording engineer, music producer, sound designer, songwriter, keyboard player and guitarist. 

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1995-2000  Owner, engineer and producer at JA studios West Sussex.  


Working with many artists signed and unsigned Including Bill Prichard.  

Tim Bradshaw (David Gray) and Dan, Leon & Liam from the Qemists.

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