I remember several years ago when teaching a young Bass student, introducing him to the "Magic of the single note" when playing in 3/4 time. He didn't get it! He couldn't understand that one note played with the right dynamic, length and feel was far better for the waltz than many and that it would … Continue reading The magic of the single note!
This is a preview of the music for the story of “Layliana”
This is a preview of the music for the story of "Layliana", the first in a series of Fairytales (Books with Graphic audio and Illustrations) by James & Susan Blennerhassett & Vitya Malirsh which will be published later this year. I will be starting a Fundit campaign shortly to help us get the first two … Continue reading This is a preview of the music for the story of “Layliana”
Silly moments…must have been bored!
Long John (with gloves on) & his jump band
Had the pleasure of depping with The Long John Jump Band at the weekend. A great full on party band with two singers and a "Real" brass section, how cool is that! Check them out at Café en Seine every sunday from six to eight!
The one that got away
Just found these videos of a project I was involved with some time ago that never happened! A shame really, we spent a lot of time recording this trio album of classic songs in a swing style (without drums) which was never released, did this video shoot, one gig and it then it all somehow … Continue reading The one that got away