Frosty was born into a musical family. His father loved big band music and his mother loved to sing. He had singing lessons from the age of six and started playing drums aged 9. He gained permission from the local authorities to play in pubs and clubs from the age of eleven and spent his youth playing semi professionally in anything from jazz trios to big bands.
He eventually turned professional aged seventeen joining the QE2 transatlantic liner and travelled the world completing three world cruises by the time he was twenty one. He moved to London in 1984. In 1985 he joined the pop group Cutting Crew. (I Just) Died In Your Arms was a top ten hit in many countries.
He left the band after six years in 1991 and went on to work with the likes of Boy George, Sinead O Connor, Midge Ure, Zucchero, Jason Donovan, Kiki Dee, Sarah Brightman, Jimmy Somerville, Gloria Gaynor, Clannad, Harold Melvyn, Kim Wilde, ABC, and Steve Coogan to name a few. He has also worked on West End musicals and as well as working with Lifesigns and various other projects he has held the drum chair at Mamma Mia in London since 1999.