Influences

Classic Songwriters:

The Beatles (especially the Rubber Soul/Revolver period), Jerome Kern, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Ray Davies

Canadian Songwriters:

Joni Mitchell and Neil Young

New songwriters:

Tina Dico, Andrew Harris

Bands old and new:

Massive Attack, Radiohead, U2, Pink Floyd, The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pentangle, Sly And The Family Stone

Guitarists:

Duane Allman, Bert Jansch, Ry Cooder, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, The Edge, John McLaughlin

Great all round musicians:

Miles Davis or Prince

Electronic and Ambient music:

Eno, Fila Brazillia or Kruder And Dorfmeister

World Music:

Suba and Talvin Singh

Contemporary Classical composers:

Oliver Messiaen and Philip Glass