national music day

In 1994 I won a competition to write a theme song for National Music Day. This was its 3rd year in the UK. It had been launched in 1992, following a campaign initiated by Tim Renton MP and Mick Jagger, based on the great success of this national annual event in France. 16 years on, […]

flying solo

As much as I enjoy playing with other musicians, there are drawbacks. With them I am obliged to stick to material they are familiar with. Either that, or in the absence of rehearsal time, with standard, predictable structures….12 bar blues, etc. There is a lot of detail that gets lost when a song is performed on the […]