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Back in the Game

April 20, 2016
London Graffiti

I can see it’s two years since I last posted. In that time my father died, I took two sets of professional exams, got engaged, took up meditation, moved, renovated a house and built a studio. Once all that was done I hauled off to Africa with work, spending a month in a tent in rural Chad in 40-plus degree heat. There’s less music in that list than I’d like, but it’s part of a wider plan, to set up a scenario where I can always play and write. The job is part-time: since completing the studio a couple of weeks ago, I finish...

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Barn Recordings

March 22, 2014

On and off for the past few months I’ve been heading up to Norwich to do some recording. The sessions have been unusual because we’re recording live, and the only rehearsals are on the night that we record. So it’s a little rough and ready, but full of atmosphere and energy. I’m the third singer/songwriter they’ve invited to come and play for their mini label Barn Recordings, and the first not based in Norwich. It’s been a nice process; I take the train up from London late afternoon, have a bite to eat with one of the guitarists and...

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Solo Concert for English Speaking Union

November 2, 2013

I’ve been invited by the English Speaking Union to perform a 1-hour concert for them at Dartmouth House in Mayfair. This an unusual and exciting opportunity for me and is probably my last proper gig of the year. The room I’m playing in is pretty spectacular, part of a Grade II listed building in the heart of Mayfair. It’s a salon-style performance with room for 80-100 people. I’ll be playing for an hour, singing the best of my first two albums plus at least two new songs. And there’s a beautiful grand piano. After I’ve played there’s a bar...

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