Shake That Thing with the Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra

30/06/2019
19:00to21:30



… and the Swing Time Jivers. Full event details are here; the venue is Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End HA5 4EA

Age of Jazz lecture for North Yorks & South Durham Arts Society

17/06/2019
18:30to19:30



Talking about the origins and early years of jazz for North Yorks & South Durham Arts Society – the venue is St George Hotel, Teesideside International Airport DL2 1RH.

Father’s Day Jazz in the Garden at Elgood’s Brewery

16/06/2019
13:00to16:00



An annual Father’s Day event in the grounds of a lovely family-owned brewery in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. I’m playing with the Peter Rudeforth Sextet – full event details are here. The address is

Elgood & Sons

North Brink Brewery
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
PE13 1LW.

filming Idler online jazz course at the Vortex

10/06/2019



A most exciting new venture!  More details to follow…

The Age of Jazz – lecture for the Arts Society Grayshott

06/06/2019
14:00to15:00



Delivering my overview of the origins and early years of jazz for the Arts Society Grayshott near Guildford – a full preview is here.  The venue is the Village Hall, Headley Road, Grayshott, Surrey, GU26 6TZ. 

The Age of Jazz – lecture for The Arts Society Orwell

05/06/2019
14:15to15:15



Delivering my overview of the origins and early years of jazz for the Arts Society Orwell near Ipswich – a full preview is here.  The venue is the Tower Hall, Broadlands Way, Rushmere St Andrew IP4 5SU

Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra at Winter Gardens, Blackpool

01/06/2019
20:30to23:30



… with the Swing Time Jivers.  Part of the UKA annual dance conference

A Night At The Cotton Club, at the Bull’s Head Barnes

31/05/2019
20:30to23:00



Guesting on bass at this legendary London venue with the excellent Harlem Meer Cats as they explore the great Cotton Club era of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Here’s a link to all the details. And the address:

The Bulls Head, 373 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, SW13 9PY

course revalidation at London College of Music

03/06/2019



Spending the day evaluating the London College of Music’s BMus course as an external industry expert.

Earthrise by Alec Roth

24/05/2019
19:00to20:00
21:00to22:00



Returning to the Salisbury Festival to be part of the instrumental ensemble La Folia for this choral and orchestral work by Alec Roth – full event details are here.  The venue is Salisbury Cathedral itself.