Pitching up at Bandcamp!

Well folks this is perhaps a bit overdue, but I've finally started making a proper use of Bandcamp, something which you perhaps already know about, or perhaps not! Bandcamp is a great website which allows musicians to upload their own music, and then allow fans to purchase it, whether it be a digital download, streaming,... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Recordings Update!

Hi Folks! I thought it might be good fun to do an up to date list of Lockdown Recordings! So, here they are in Chronological Order! Scroll down to the bottom for the latest vids! Ps there's even more in the pipeline so stay tuned for more yet... 😉 1 - There Will Never Be... Continue Reading →

Skyrocket Takes Off!

Well folks I'm absolutely delighted to say it's finally time to launch the new album, and here it is!! This is the 2nd album from my band, and it's called 'Skyrocket'! This album features 8 original tracks, 1 Larry Carlton tune, and a Stevie Wonder cover. It features some amazing playing from Sam Craig, Beth... Continue Reading →

Fun and Funky Tunes OUT NOW!

It's finally here! Fun and Funky Tunes is OUT NOW!! Fun and Funky Tunes is a collection of compositions I originally wrote to use with my own students. I’ve used these pieces with School Bands, in Small Group lessons, and with Whole Class Instrumental Teaching. After having used some of the pieces for a few... Continue Reading →

Lockdown Recordings!

It's been an unusual time for musicians during the lockdown, but one of the positive things to come out of this period has the be the amount of online recording a lot of us have been involved in! I thought I'd share a few of the projects I've been involved with here! Enjoy! Do I... Continue Reading →

Looking into 2020!

The Lichfield Jazz Big Band, live in action at the Cathedral Hotel Christmas Special 2019! Thanks to John Watson/jazzcamera.co.uk for the great pic!  What's coming up then? There's plenty to look forward to in 2020! Gigs with small bands, big bands, jazz bands and pop bands! Plus there's rumour of a new album, and this... Continue Reading →

Loads to look forward to this summer!!

There's loads planned for this summer! My own band have got two great gigs coming up, and Blast Off are out and about regularly too! There's also the Blues & Jazz Festival happening in June, as well as the monthly jazz nights continuing till the end of the year! Here's some of the main highlights...... Continue Reading →

New Cathedral Hotel Jazz Programme!

Happy New Year!! There's plenty to look forward to this year, with our first three gigs lined up for 2019 all looking to be really good ones! We kick off in January with Chris Gumbley, followed by local lad Nick Brown leading a fine quartet in February, followed by the Nick Dewhurst Band in March... Continue Reading →

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