Architecture of a Single Note

Over the time of playing I’ve fallen in love with manipulating the shape of notes. Aspiring musicians are often impressed with the speed and athleticism of flash playing but that’s never really moved me. Sure, I dig the sheer joy in the playing of Fats Navarro, Charlie Parker and others but it’s shaping notes that […]

Favourite Albums

Hmmmm….I initially went for 20, this expanded to 30 and then I culled it dramatically and painfully to 20 again. These are not necessarily the ‘best’ albums – though I think they might be: they are the albums which mean the most to me. Some of my hugest influences are omitted as I can’t think […]