Neil studied composition, orchestration, piano, bass guitar and trombone at the London College of Music and the Los Angeles jazz workshop.
He has toured the world and recorded with many famous artists such as The Who, George Michael, Blur, Robbie Williams, Wham, Elton John, Wet Wet Wet, Curiosity Killed The Cat, Tom Jones, Ian Dury, Incognito, The Three Degrees, Carmel, Bruce Willis Blues Band and the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Neil also wrote many of the arrangements including the Quadrophenia score for Pete Townsend and The Who.
By the age of 23, Neil had composed and produced many jingles around the world and is currently music producer, composer and musical director for numerous television shows including award winning ITV1 series Ant And Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.
Neil is also a music orchestrator/arranger for many other TV shows including The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and American Idol.