Under A Coat Rack

The Walnut Tree Pub in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire is… snug, to say the least. This was the setting for a quartet hiring for a private 75th birthday party (Paul Eldridge

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Jazz at The Lodge

My first Masonic Lodge booking… To be added to the ever-growing list of interesting gig settings. The venue: a modern hotel in Winchester. The event, a Freemasons ‘Celebration of Women’

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The Bulls Head, Barnes

I grew up in the 70’s on the same road as this legendary music venue and would ride my bike to stand outside and hear the likes of Stan Tracey

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Godalming Wedding Jazz

This afternoon’s gig with the Sax Quartet (featuring the up-and-coming Royal Academy star, and regular headliner at Ronnie Scott’s the Late, Late Show: Jim Gold on alto saxophone) was a

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Wilderness Festival

Last weekend was spent in the blistering heat at the huge Oxfordshire-based Glamping extravaganza: The Wilderness Festival! A marathon day, playing old-time jazz standards for Lindy Hop dancers in the Be All

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A Marriage Made in School

Another school venue for a wedding. This School comes complete with its own chapel, and stunning surroundings. This is Parkside School in Surrey: it even has a river running through

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Jazz at the Savoy hotel

It was a fantastic setting for tonights 4-hour marathon cocktail set: the Thames Foyer bar and restaurant in the heart of the Savoy Hotel, on the Strand, London. It was

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Woldingham Girls School Jazz Gig

It’s not often that I wish I could go back to school, but this one in heart of the Surrey Downs countryside is the stuff of dreams! Tonight’s gig was

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Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall

This amazing setting in the RAC – swanky members club in the heart of St James, London – was the latest of our exploits, providing entertainment for the guests of

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