Paul "Pixie" JENKINS (1993)
1957 - Born in Launceston,
Tasmania, on March 21st.
1984 - Pixie won his first Golden Guitar as part of the “Hired
Joins the group Bullamakanka.
He added to his collection by winning Gold Guitars in both years
for best group as part of “Bullamakanka”.
1989 - Pixie joined John Williamson to back him in his live
shows, and over the next five years became an integral part of
John’s live performances and recordings.
1992 - Inducted into the Country Music
Hands Of fame in Tamworth.
1993 – Golden Guitar for Instrumental of the Year with “Kanga”.
1994 - Golden Guitar for Instrumental of the Year with “Kindee”.
1995 - Pixie started his solo career.
1997 - Voted onto the board of management of the Country Music
Association of Australia and appointed by the Tamworth Council
as the Ambassador for Country Music for Australia’s
Country Music Capital.
2000 - Pixie was offered his first full theatrical role as the
Fiddler in the Queensland production of “Fiddler on the
Roof” staged at the Gold Coast Entertainment Centre where he
received critical acclaim as the enigmatic fiddler.
2001 - Returned back to the Gold Coast
for a leading role in “Oklahoma” a role he
reprised at the “Hills Entertainment Centre” in Sydney in 2002, again receiving critical
2001 - A track off “True Blue Classics”, ”Cootamundra Wattle”,
took out the best Instrumental Award at the Victorian Country
2003 – In October, saw Pixie embarking
on an eighteen month nostalgic odyssey with John Williamson and
Warren H Williams in the nationally acclaimed “Mates on the road
reunion tour”. The reunion tour included Australia, America, The
United Kingdom and
2009 – Lifetime Achievement Award from the Golden Fiddle Awards.
The creator of the popular Pixieland Country Music theatre, at
the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Pixie’s first recording session was at the famous Hadley Studios
in Tamworth, playing on a Rick
and Thel album. Over the years, Pixie has played for, supported
and recorded with innumerable Australian and overseas artists
from Chad Morgan, John Williamson, to Buddy Williams, Charlie
Pride, Bob Dylan, Cher to name but a few.