Principal Lecturer, Live Performance Workshop & Guitar Tutor
Jamie graduated from the Musicians Institute in 1999, with the Platinum award. He went on to become one of the original members of U.K Progressive Metal band ‘Biomechanical’, who released 3 critically acclaimed albums and toured the world alongside acts such as Exodus, Nevermore, Shadows Fall and Decapitated.
Since then Jamie has worked on projects with Pin (Sikth) and drummer Thomas Lang. Jamie’s current band is ‘One Machine’ and he shares lead guitar duties with Heavy Metal veteran Steve Smyth (ex Vicious Rumors, Testament, Nevermore and Forbidden). One Machine have released 2 albums and have toured Europe alongside Overkill, Vader, Nile, Evergrey, Geoff Tate’s Operation Mindcrime and as festival headliners.
Jamie held a column in Guitarist magazine for many years and regularly contributes to lessons and features in Total Guitar Magazine. He currently endorses Fender EVH amps, EMG pickups, Rotosound strings plus Dunlop gear and picks. Jamie is also a U.K product ambassador for ESP guitars – demonstrating their products on www.espguitars.com and holding clinics all over the U.K.