Originally from Carlisle, A.J. began playing guitar at age 12. While interested in all styles of music it was in classical guitar that A.J gained his BPA (hons) from Leeds College of Music. In 2006 he moved to London and has since performed regularly in some of the world’s most famous venues from The Royal Albert Hall, The Sporting Club in Monte Carlo to the People’s Theatre in Shanghai.
He has been guitarist for number 1 selling artists including Hayley Westenra, Laura Wright, Nell Bryden, Jonathan Ansell, G4, Charlotte Jaconeli, Lucy Kay, Noah Stewart, Lee Mead and Dame Evelyn Glennie. He’s also toured alongside artists like Jools Holland, The Gypsy Kings and Gary Barlow.