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2018 is as busy as ever …

2018 is as busy as ever and as always we are so grateful to our wonderful audience who come out rain or shine to support live music. Hurrah! As well as touring the brand new show ‘Swing’s The Thing’ with our fabulous Trio and Big Mini Big Band up and down the country other highlights […]

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Pints, a piano and a pub – who could ask for anything more …

The opportunity to join the judging panel of the Leeds Pub Piano Competition, returning to the city after nearly thirty years was an offer I couldn’t refuse.  Sponsored by Tetley’s beer the final was held at The Tetley – the original art deco Tetley Headquarters building erected in 1931, now a centre for contemporary art, […]

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Aretha Louise Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul

On August 16th we lost one of the greatest vocalists to ever grace this planet, Aretha Louise Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul.  A dedicated civil rights activist and humanitarian icon to many, Barack Obama said she “helped define the American experience.”  I would add this woman could define and heighten any musical experience regardless […]

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