A desire for stylistic integrity and a strong belief that a sense of the spirit and soul of musical styles are contained in the communities from where they originate, has led Ivor to travel widely, playing with many of the worlds leading musicians. He lived in Ireland for many years absorbing traditional Irish music, and most recently Stockholm, Sweden playing Swing Jazz. Ivor has won many awards, the latest becoming the West Tennessee Bluegrass fiddle champion 2012, the first European player to win the accolade, and top soloist award in the all Sweden 'Classic Jazz' finals 2013.
Ivor works as a performer, recording artist, producer, composer, author, workshop leader and teacher, and has broadcast frequently and toured extensively throughout Europe and the USA. He is currently based in the UK.