Member Profile : Jeff Crabtree


Award winning songwriter & producer. His keyboard playing can be heard on over 120 albums, TV commercials, films or videos. He has worked with such luminaries as David Moyse (Air Supply), Andrew James (Midnight Oil) Hugh Wilson (Vertigo) & legendary recording engineer

Keith Walker whose live recording credits include Midnight Oil as well as Elton John live. Jeff has composed and produced music that now travels the globe on every Royal Brunei Airlines aircraft, as well as music for the Network 7 coverage of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games & the theme for the 2007 Australian Design Awards.

He is undertaking doctoral research at UTS in issues of workplace health and safety in the contemporary music industry & has an MA (with honours) in Music and Cultural Studies and a BA Dip Ed (majoring in English Literature).

With Julie, he is the author of Living With A Creative Mind - an operating handbook for creative people, which is published in English and Japanese. He is the co-founder of The Zebra Collective: consulting on effective management and leadership of creative people. This has an online service delivering the latest from their on-going research, & exclusive interviews with world class creative practitioners including multi-platinum award winning music producer Charles Fisher (Savage Garden) veteran songwriter Chris Sester (Jet), Hollywood film director Alethea Jones, TED alumnus, MOMA exhibited artist and advertising executive George Lois (MTV, Tommy Hilfiger), independent artist Kimbra and luminary music producer Hank Linderman (The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Robert Lamm).

See Jeff with Julie Crabtree Keeping Creatives Healthy, Arts Role in Change and Healthy Communities, How to develop Creative Reslience

Arts Dinners Online delivers a professional development, networking and fun event so that people can participate in this from the comfort of their own home.

Apr 28 2020 To Jul 28 2020

Little Lunch Online (LLOL) is a daily online meet up and creative exchange to support the Australian arts sector during the Corona Virus pandemic. 

Mar 23 2020 To Sep 30 2020

Arts Ablaze was a conference and celebration of regional arts in Queensland taking place at Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley on Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 October 2019.

Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley
Oct 02 2019 To Oct 04 2019