I’m back! First public performance since my wrist injury.

I guess a lot of you heard already but I made a big step on my road to recovery last night. My last gig was at a late night jazz venue in January and after seven months away from gigs it was a relief to return. Yesterday I played a ninety minute rehearsal plus a […]

Bass players wanted!

Corey at the wonderful NoTreble website is looking for bassists to feature in the sites Player Spotlight pages. I was very happy to be featured this month. You can see the article by clicking here It’s a neat site for bassplayers and well worth stopping by. It has lessons, interviews, news and all the features […]

October Dates

Coming up so far in October Friday 9th October with “Rock ‘n’ Rollers” at The Underwriter, EC3, London – playing rock and roll, blues and reggae covers. 9pm Friday 16th October with LV Project featuring Pepa Niebla at Jazz After Dark, Greek Street, Soho, London playing jazz, fusion, samba and soul. 10:30pm – 2:30am Friday […]

September gigs

OK! This month, so far we have: Friday 4th September with LV Project at Jazz After Dark 10:30pm – 2:30am – jazz, funky jazz, groovy jazz, reggae jazz, latin jazz, bossa nova, samba and soul featuring a great quartet with a fine singer. Greek St, Soho, London Sunday 13th September at Gillespie Park Festival in […]

End of August Gigs

It’s a busy old time with musical friends returning to London from all over the world. For some reason the drummers are last to return so I have the opportunity to play with some new drummers. Upcoming: Friday 28th August: LV Project featuring Susana Lang Lenton, Jazz After Dark, Greek Street, Soho, London. 10:30pm – […]

Facebook Music Pages

Stop Press (Oct 2010): The Furniture Facebook Page seems to have taken off pretty well so there is more mileage in this than I thought: Go to Furniture Facebook Page ——————————————————————————————————————— Original post June 2009 I’ve not really used Facebook as a way to promote music so far. It doesn’t seem to be well-built for […]

My bass teachers

As I looked forward to taking a lesson with Steve Lawson (something we have oft talked about) I gave some thought to other teachers I’ve had on bass. As a musician and a teacher, I am fascinated by the whole process. Now, after a lesson with Steve, I am ready to finish getting this post […]