Dixon's 18 year music career has seen him perform and record with some of New Zealand's top jazz & pop musicians (Nathan Haines, Whirimako Black, Tama Waipara, King Kapisi, Annie Crummer) as a backing artist and session player. His guitar can be heard on a variety of albums and he teaches jazz and regularly hosts guitar workshops throughout the country. Currently he works with Tama Waipara, the SNH trio and his own jazz combos, manages / performs with ‘The Kingpins' corporate band and has recently been through USA, Canada, New Caledonia, Singapore, The Cook Islands and Thailand with his music.
He has recorded two jazz trio albums with The Samsom Nacey Haines Trio, the second of which was recently released in March 2011, for which he composed 7 of the 12 tracks on the album. The first album ‘Open to suggestions' made the finals of the 2009 Tui Jazz Album of The Year Awards.
Dixon currently teaches jazz at Auckland University.