Sean’s explorations started with exploring jazz and journeyed into less conventional, indigenous sounds that have seen him specialise in piano, the exquisite thumb piano (Kalimba) of Africa, and the beautiful Brazilian instruments of berimbau and pandeiro.
Sean began learning the piano at the age of 9, by 11 was performing original works in competitions, and by 15 had started performing professionally with jazz & rock bands. Now with decades of professional experience, Sean is considered one of Australia!s premier musicians.
He has composed, performed, recorded and toured internationally with a Who’s Who of artists including Don Burrows, Dragon, the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Epizo Bangoura, Afro Moses, Paul Jackson, Tommy Campbell, Jeff Andrews, Waldo Fabian, Lava, Yamatake Carnival, Nikatsu Film Studios, Kiko Freitas and Lulo Reinhardt, as well as numerous jazz, ethnic, pop and commercial artists.
In addition to his new album, “Brasil”, Sean has composed and produced earlier recordings, including “Talking to Myselves”, ”Off 2 C The Planet” and “Couch Invaders”. A graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Sean has participated in workshops and projects at the Enschede Conservatorium of Music with Master Percussionist Nippy Noya in Holland and has also taught at Curso Internacional de Verão in Brazil alongside a faculty of internationally acclaimed musicians.