Ollie is the first ever jazz recipient of a Sky Academy Arts Scholarship. His first album Sutures and Stitches received critical acclaim, with the Guardian hailing it as ‘a fine debut’ and Mojo stating that his music 'has delicious dynamic flow and an almost elegiac beauty’. His acclaimed second album, 'Self-Identity', was released on Ropeadope in 2017, and the Sky Arts channel filmed a program around the making of the album, presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Ollie is a multi-faceted and talented artist, writing music for orchestra, film, TV, and commercials, producing pop artists as well as working as a radio presenter. He his written music for many award-winning films and international tv series'. Recent / Upcoming performance highlights include: Love Supreme Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scott’s and opening Quincy Jones' first ever "Q's" venue.