Geoffrey Cox (b1963) began his musical career in London as a guitarist in a post-punk, new wave band in 1979. Rejecting all forms of structured musical learning, he submerged himself in various rock groups before finally embarking on a foundation course of musical theory in Liverpool in 1989 which led to the formation of a jazz-influenced quintet playing mostly his own music. This, in turn, led to an exploration of classical and contemporary music through an HND. Having completed a degree in composition at Huddersfield in 1999 (where he now teaches music technology) he has embarked on a PhD.
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