Happy New Year everyone, 2016 was a good year for the band and we have plenty of things we want to do in 2017. We hope to see you soon and wish you all the best for 2017. We will continue not to talk about Brexit, Trump or any […]
Second time at this excellent festival.
Our bi-annual trip to Doonbeg is a band favorite.
We recently had a nice review of our CD by Lance Liddle who runs the well respected Bebop Spoken Here Jazz Blog, Lance is based in Newcastle and is a keen follower of all things Jazz. he has attended thousands of gigs over the years. I sent him a CD […]
Here are some ideas I have put together. Which do you like?
January and February is traditionally a very quiet time of year for musicians. This is either an opportunity to practice or market the band or a complete bummer, if you have no gigs in the book. At this time of year it is good to keep playing by being versatile and […]
It is now coming up for a year since I left the mobile communications industry and so I have started to play more music with the band. Now that I’ve got more time to focus on music, this year I have plans to get even more involved in various […]
For a long time now some people have been telling us that jazz is no longer relevant and that live music is dying – another victim in the change of culture/economy etc. However if you ask the question “what is jazz” then you will get as many different answers as […]