Diploma in music, Trinity College, 1948. License music, Royal School Music, London, 1949. Diploma in jazz, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, 2000.
Freelance pianist, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1946—1954. Music tutor, 1954—1956. Leader jazz trio Malando Restaurant, 1956—1968.
Director music Visser Enterprises, 1968—1978, Chateau Regency, Christchurch, 1979—1985, television & Radio, Christchurch, since 1985. Tutor music Christchurch Boys High School, 1978—1982, Christ's College, Christchurch, 1983—1990. Tutor, arranging Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, since 1991.
Married Helen Maureen Anderson, February 2, 1958. Children: Mark, Dwight, Aaron, Melissa.