Black Friday Special Offers!

That's right folks - I'm doing loads of special offers this week for Black Friday!! For ONE WEEK ONLY I'm doing special offers on CDs, both Skyrocket and Suspect in You, as well as discounts on ALL of my Big Band compositions, plus there are discounts for music lessons, and recording services too! So please... Continue Reading →

Lichfield Jazz Returns!

Dear Lichfield Jazzers! We’ve got some great news for you! We’re delighted to say we’ve been given the green light to put some gigs on again this Autumn! So, our first gig will be on Wednesday 23rd September, and will feature trumpeter Nick Dewhurst leading a quartet through some fine jazz standards! We will have some strict... Continue Reading →

Original Big Band Charts now for sale!

**Original Big Band Compositions!** Well, we're not out of lockdown yet, but that doesn't mean we can't plan for when rehearsals and concerts can take place! So, as a result, I've been busy behind the scenes working on my website, and I'm delighted to say my 'Original Big Band Compositions' page is now looking better... Continue Reading →

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 →

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