Jacaranda spent the first 35 years in Melbourne. After that time, Jac became somewhat nomadic – spending time in WA, country Victoria and much of the 1970s in the UK

At age 18, he suddenly ‘knew’ how to play bass guitar – mixing with many household names such as John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, the Bee Gees, Easybeats, Ian Turpie, Lucky Grills, Gerry & the Pacemakers, members of Fleetwood Mac, Smokie, Lyn Randell, Reg Lindsay, Bill & Boyd – as well as many acts who are no longer household names

He also appeared in the 1980’s TV mini-series ‘Sword of Honour’

While in England in 1977, he joined a rock’n’roll nostalgia group (from Huddersfield) This group was booked to be the opening act to Elvis Presley’s 1978 tour of the USA. The tour was cancelled when Elvis died

Jac has presented radio programs on Radio Yesteryear, Heritage FM (Perth WA) and TodaysCountry

As well as entertaining our listeners on Lake Macquarie FM, you’ll find Jac playing the guitar and singing as a one-man band a mix of 50’s/60’s and country  around the Central Coast

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