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New Jazz Job at the Nottingham Post

I’ve got a new job writing for the Nottingham Post!  My column will be weekly; out online on Wednesday and in print Friday.  Here is the first one:
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More New Songs for the Season

So it’s been quite a productive year and the 2015 diary is already filling up!  The final thrust of the yuletide features this little number; a cover of Sandy Shaw’s Hit Monsieur Dupont, renamed Marcel Lucont for the purpose of a joint venture with the French Lothario and comedian, who was at Warwick University with me in a previous life… Read the rest of this page »

Electro Swing Remix Check It!!

I am honoured to have been found, via Google I understand, by a top DJ named Phil Mac who has taken an enthusiastic liking to my song ‘Don’t Assume That I’m Blue‘ and remixed it in the ‘House’ or more specifically the ‘Electro Swing’ genre to create a new party season dance floor hit called ‘I’m Not In Love With You‘.

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To celebrate this new release I have decided to sell my album, which features the original track, for HALF PRICE, JUST £4

Have a very merry Christmas one and all!! xj

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Nottingham Jazz Festival – NOT the Montreux Jazz Festival – Beeston JazzClub

This was an immense success – thanks you to everyone! We are planning to repeat it in 2015 – see pics of the inaugural fest on my Facebook page :)

I was involved alongside Beeston JazzClub in organising a Jazz Festival in Nottingham.  The two day festival was held at Bartons’ historic venue as one of their ‘NOT’ series of events on the 24th and 25th of October 2014:

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Vera Lynn D Day 70th Anniversary Tribute

I often sight Vera Lynn as one of my biggest influences when growing up.   You could say her tapes and records were my first singing teacher so I am also very lucky I know, that thanks to the cyclic nature of fashion, the music I loved as a child and teenager (which was unlike all of my peers) is now so en vogue I can make a living singing the same treasured repertoire!  It being 70 years since D Day in a few days time, my videos and recordings featuring Vera’s songs seem to be gaining a lot of hits, so I thought I would compile them all below.

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