Mark Walton grew up in the brightest yellow house in Christchurch at the not so posh end of Worcester Street.
There was no indication that his simple childhood would be the nurturing ground for a... More > prodigious musical talent and a creative imagination.
Playing the clarinet became his passport to an unlikely and fascinating life that has taken him from the quiet life of Christchurch to New York, South Africa, and the Australian outback.
This story is more about the man than the music.
It is funny, sad, matter-of-fact and always inspirational.< Less
If you’re a music teacher and you’ve had a bad day, dip into this book and read a few pages. Mark will good humouredly put everything into perspective making you feel proud to be a music... More > teacher again.
If you are a music student read this book and you will begin to understand that your teacher is not just teaching you how to play or sing. They are tuning you up for life.
If you are merely intrigued by the world of music then this book will be an inspiration.< Less