Hailed child prodigy drummer and turning fully professional by age sixteen, Graham had already played drums on four studio albums and appeared in numerous TV shows including two Royal command performances for the Queen. By age twenty-five, Graham had already toured all the world’s continents more than once, with a variety of different artists and recorded over 60 albums. He performed as the opening drummer in the original London production of “Cats” at the age of nineteen and then worked for the former members of ABBA, Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus in the musical “Chess” as well as becoming part of their English Rhythm section. Other shows included The Rocky Horror Show, Metropolis, King, Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar and Song and Dance.
Over the span of his career he has worked with Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Jimmy Page, Ray Charles, Mark Knopfler, Bee Gees, John Paul Jones, Roger Daltrey, Donna Summer, Toni Braxton, The Supremes, Paul Young, Ben E. King, Warren G, Tokio Hotel, Rudimental, Aloe Blacc, Tim Pierce, Fred Durst and The Pussycat Dolls to name some of the Artists in a diverse spectrum of idioms.He has also performed and recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, the London Philharmonia and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 1996 Tom Jones offered Graham a contract and green card sponsorship resulting in his relocation to Los Angeles. Graham toured with Tom Jones until 2002. After departing from Tom Jones’s touring gig, Graham formed his own music production company in Los Angeles, which went on to be a tremendous success. Graham obtained representation as a music composer from the highly acclaimed talent agency, I.C.M. He was able to translate his talent and spectacular level of experience, having worked for decades with the very best artists the world has to offer, into being a significant force as a multi-genre music producer in Los Angeles, a city known as a global mecca for music.
In 2012 he formally relocated to Cape Town after falling in love with the Mother City’s splendor and charm. It is in Cape Town where he now wants to focus his energy and time into the writing and producing of music from his studio/music production company, WardWide Music.
PROJECTS PAST AND PRESENT
Graham has produced and recorded many artists including:
American Idol Brooke White, Australian Idols Dan O’Connor and Rikki Lee, as well as Universal Motown Recording artists Days Difference and Multi Million selling Artist Matt Goss.
He co-produced (and is the only person to ever do so) with the legendary record producer Phil Spector on “Crying For John Lennon”, including the title song for “Strawberry Fields: Keeping the Spirit of John Lennon Alive”. He produced and finished Rachelle Spector’s album alongside both Phil and Rachelle Spector.
OTHER CREDITS INCLUDE:
Writing and recording the worldwide trailer for the Film “Oceans Twelve” for which he and his co-writer Torquil Monro were nominated for best trailer by Golden Trailer Awards. Other works have included producing music for MTV’s “Battle for Ozzfest”, “The Newly Weds”, “The Ozbournes”, as well as VH1’s “Love Couch”, and 2 seasons for the Sean Combs TV Show “Making the Band”.
GRAHAMS CLIENT LIST HAS INCLUDED:
NBC, Universal Music Group, Capitol Records, Sony Records. Fox Networks, USA Network, Speed Network, Warner Brothers, and many more.