Renaissance Reflections – Tenor Madness at Catz

01/03/2019
18:00to19:00



Tenor Madness comes to the chapel of St Catharine’s College Cambridge as part of the Kellaway Concerts series. In our Renaissance Reflections programme we take 15th and 16th century themes and run with them in a contemporary improvised idiom – this kind of thing…

Bath Bachfest with ACE Cultural Tours

21/02/2019
15:00to23:59
22/02/2019
23/02/2019
24/02/2019
09:00to12:00



Taking a group of Bach lovers to the Bath Bachfest for 72 hours of great music, stimulating discussion, and lectures and insight from me.  Here’s a link to full details of the tour.

Shaken By An Earthquake – lecture for Pantiles Arts Society

28/02/2019
19:30to20:30



Talking about Stravinsky’s masterpiece The Rite of Spring and placing it in the context of its time.  Pantiles Arts Society meets in the Jubilee Theatre of Holmewood House School, Langton Green – full event details are here

The Age of Jazz – lecture for The Arts Society Englemere

12/02/2019
19:45to20:45



Talking about the origins of jazz a century after it came to these shores for the very first time.  The Arts Society Englemere meets at  St George’s School, Ascot.

Shaken By An Earthquake – lecture for Arts Society Granta

12/02/2019
10:45to11:45



Always a pleasure to talk about Stravinsky’s masterpiece the Rite of Spring, and to put it in the cultural context of its time. The venue is Wolfson Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge;  full lecture details are here.

Chelsea Arts Club with the Greg Davis Funkateers

02/02/2019
19:00to22:30



Members only, folks!

B minor mass preconcert talk – Oxford

01/02/2019
18:30to19:00



Talking about Bach’s great B minor mass with Tenebrae’s Nigel Short and the Academy of Ancient Music’s Bojan Cicic ahead of their sold-out performance at Oxford’s Town Hall.

Tenor Madness at Stapleford Granary

10/02/2019
11:00to13:00



Delighted to be taking our Tenor Madness project to this beautiful venue.  Event details are here, and the address is Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge CB22 5BP

Road Runners Jazz Band at Colchester Jazz Club

03/02/2019
19:45to22:30



Gig details are here – the venue is:

Marks Tey Parish Hall,
Old London Road,
Marks Tey,
Colchester. CO6 1EJ

Upper Room Winter Lecture Series: The Age of Jazz

31/01/2019
20:00to21:00



Delighted to be offering my services for the wonderful Upper Room charity by delivering my Age of Jazz lecture – details via this website.