Lyndon started playing full time in 1993 and simultaneously studied Performing Arts (Jazz) at Manchester City
College with Mike Hall and Dennis Freedman.
During that time he played with several blues and jazz bands in the North of England and was part of Enigma
Music with Geoff Amos and Pete Martin, promoting new high quality music in West Yorkshire, through which
he discovered the freedom of European experimental music.
In 1995 he formed a seminal septet, “The Big Clutch”, which played a combination of his compositions which
allowed areas of free experimentation alongside more formally structured music