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I’ve been missing EU

Ok, it’s happened.  After months of researching and soul searching I voted Remain.  And 52% of the UK didn’t.  So today we are looking at not Great Britain but rather Little Britain (England + Wales) being the result – goodbye again beautiful Union Jack Flag. Read the rest of this page »

Another Soundtrack in the Cannes!

We had a fascinating time in the bizarre Martini-drinking parallel-universe that is the Cannes Film Festival; an hectic, idyllic yet oppressive festival – a fulcrum of fakery in which we were 2 of more than 30,000 badge wearing ‘professionals in the film industry’ (we tried to blend in)… Read the rest of this page »

Invite to Cannes Film Festival

Ages ago I met a film maker online, he asked if he could use my composition ‘I Won’t Ask’ (track 1 on my album The Magical Mirror) to back a montage in his upcoming feature film called Samuel Street – I agreed and thought little more of it, as so many ambitious plans fail to come to fruition in our respective creative industries…  Approximately 6 years later, I discover that his film is to premier at Cannes this year (2016) and I am invited to join the cast and crew on the red carpet!  What should I wear???!!!  Watch the new teaser trailer below:
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I Won Best Newcomer at the Marlborough Jazz Festival 2015!

I was overwhelmed to receive an email from the sponsors of the Marlborough Jazz Festival telling me I had won their coveted Best Newcomer Award 2015!  Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me!  Notts TV picked up on the good news and invited myself and Ben Martin on guitar to come and do a number live on tele, which has to be the most bizarre and nerve-wracking thing I have done in recent years..

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Festivals and Photographs

I’m just about to get ready to play at the Proms in the Park here in Nottingham but thought I would quickly share with you photos of the last open air festival we did taken by my talented friend Tracey Whitefoot at the Riverside festival!