My great friend and fantastic artist - in every sense - Walt Shaw has a new web-site! It's a vast trove of all his work... check it out!
New Ramble: Epistrophe: JPN/Jazz Services
New Ramble: "The Family Album" - big, big news!!
The tl;dr version is: "you perhaps should not have sent that letter before a meeting with us."
Arts Council England responds publicly to Dominic McGonigal's letter for Jazz Services...
The field for that funding was tough, I think: only 13% got through.
Sadly, I didn't get the funding from PRSF for my family-friendly gigs... but thanks to Arts Council England something WILL happen!
As someone said yesterday, FIERCE music yesterday with Martin Archer's Engine Room Favourites at Manchester Jazz Festival!
Top night with Nat Birchall at Manchester Jazz Festival! Now with Martin Archer later today...
Getting to perform with Jackie Kay is a personal highlight for me. Thanks to Adam Fairhall for putting me on the gig!
CM | DK | JB