Stuart has been around music for as long as he can remember. He took the stage aged eleven as a cabaret singer and soon after took up drums. Through the eighties and nineties Stuart gigged with folk rockers The Hanging Tree supporting Chumbawamba, The Levellers, Goodbye Mr. McKenzie and The Men They Couldn’t Hang, among others. The band were signed to the Miracle Prestige agency.
In the early noughties Stuart worked with legendary agent Hal Carter before setting up his own boutique agency Zoo Music. With interests in the Folk, Jazz, Indie and Alternative genres. Stuart still performs regularly in a number of bands and is also a partner in the music industry website Shufflewire.com