Ten albums from 2017

Let’s get straight to the point, Rapsody made the record of 2017, fulfilling the promise of previous albums and especially those incredible guest appearances with such as Kendrick Lamar with a brilliant hip-hop album – vital and enjoyable from start to finish. Lyrically, and in terms of delivery, Rapsody holds her own with anybody. What […]

16 albums from 2016

2016 was a challenging year, but a great year for music. I’ll choose 16 albums for you that rocked my world and some other highlights too. Feel free to comment with your choices… Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book Full of light and life, this was a record of joy and optimism, combining hip-hop and […]

The Waitrose Kings Cross Sessions

It’s an unusual but in many ways perfect spot to play live music. Playing in a supermarket bar reaches so many people and I’ve been passionate for a long time to take jazz and Black American Music to a wider audience. We need to reach beyond those who regard themselves as jazz fans. The gigs […]

March 3rd Furniture live at the Miller: jazz trio/comedy improv/hip-hop jam

Beats, Rhymes, Mirth Coming up on Thursday March 3rd. My jazz trio Furniture are back at the Miller in London Bridge. This time we’re joined by improv comedy team Marbles. The night will go roughly as follows: Night goes roughly as follows: 8-9pm Furniture set 9.15pm-10pm Marbles set with Soundtrack 10pm-10.30pm-ish Hip hop jam So […]