Former drummer with the punk rock band The Clash who also pursued a solo career. He also produced music for bands like Bush Tetras.
He grew up being inspired with jazz music such as the work of Billy Cobham. When he was a teenager, he became a member of Mirkwood.
He was featured in the documentary Westway to the World.
In 1986, he married his second wife Catherine, with whom he lived in Kent, England.
He has worked with Don Letts.