WILBUR WILDE

WILBUR WILDE

Best known these days for his stint opposite Red Symmons on 'Hey Hey it's Saturday' and for his outstanding performances on Sax with many leading musical greats.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
WILBUR WILDE
 
Occupation: Musician. Sax and Vocals. Acting. Radio Broadcasting. Public/After Dinner Speaking. Television Presentation/Production/Writing. Master of Ceremonies. Event and Tour Management. Music Producer/Director. Jingle composition and copy writing.
 
Music Experience: OL’ 55. Skyhooks. Elvis Costello. Garth Brooks. Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons. Tom Jones. Split Enz. Roy Orbison. Bakelite Radio. Cold Chisel. Dire Straits. Frankie J. Holden. Lou Rawls. Billy Daniels. Wendy Saddington. Ricky May. James Morrison. Renee Geyer. The Angels. Russell Morris. The Black Sorrows. Ross Wilson. Joe Camilleri. Glenn Shorrock. Dragon. Billy Thorpe. James Reyne. The Sports. Paul Kelly. The Sweet. Vince Jones. Tiny Tim. Brian Cadd. Nick Lowe. Ritchie Cole. LRB. John English.
 
Television: Countdown. The Fast Lane. Flying Doctors. Hey Hey it’s Saturday. MDA. Logie Awards segment producer. Our Place. ABC Jazz Series. The Paul Hogan Show. Daryl Somers’ Tonight Show. Blankety Blanks. Sale of the Century. Celebrity Squares. MTV. Getaway. Wilde about Golf. A Pub too Far. Postcards. The Russell Gilbert Show.
Spicks and Specks. Live at The Basement.
 
Theatre: The New Rocky Horror Show (750 performances). Hey Hey it’s Cinderella.
 
Movies: Coolangatta Gold. Jenny Kissed Me. Dead End Drive-in. Mad Max. Cool Change.
The Bit Part. Star Struck.
 
Radio: 3UZ (Breakfast 18 months). Gold 104 (Breakfast/Afternoon 5 years)
3XY (12 months). vega 91.5 FM 30 months.
 
Television and Radio Advertising: KFC. MacDonald’s. Coca Cola. Crown Casino. Cadbury Schweppes. The Melbourne Age. General Motors Holden. Hard Rock Café. Victorian Dairy Corporation. Patra Fruit Juice. APIA Insurance.
 
Sports: Golf. Cricket. Volleyball. Billiards. Basketball. Tennis. Horse riding (at a pinch).
 
Education: Ivanhoe Grammar. Monash University. Sydney Conservatorium.
 
Awards: Radio Industry Award for Best Music Special 2004 (RAWARD), ARIA Hall of Fame Inductee 2007.
 
Offices Held: Australia Day Ambassador 2007, Deputy Chair Helpmann Awards Contemporary Music Panel.


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