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The Making of ‘Twelve O’Clock Tales’ – Clare’s upcoming album

To whet your appetite, here’s a little taster of what’s to come … enjoy! Accompanied by the renowned Hallé, conducted by Stephen Bell and arranged by British composer and trumpet maestro Guy Barker and celebrated jazz pianists Grant Windsor and Jason Rebello, Twelve O’Clock Tales’ rich jazz infused repertoire includes songs from Cole Porter, Billy […]

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Clare's Blog

27
Apr
150 mics, 93 musicians & 1 lucky singer …

The fifth annual International Jazz Day falls this Saturday 30th April a joyful coincidence as it also sees the launch of our latest album Twelve O’Clock Tales.  Ten months from conception to reality, it’s been by far the biggest project we have ever tackled here at Mud Records.  Accompanied by the Hallé plus full big […]

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20
Apr
Rainbows

The other day Muddy and I encountered the biggest rainbow we’d ever seen it seemed to stretch for miles and instead of the usual high arc it was so thick it ran along the ground. Until earlier this morning my limited knowledge of rainbows centered around Rod, Jane & Freddy, Zippy, George and Bungle from […]

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13
Apr
My Bluetooth Ache

My mouse keeps dropping out, not something I ever thought I’d share, but my wireless computer mouse which is supposed to be magic – that’s what it said on the box – has been losing connection with the mothership at inopportune junctures of the working day. I have googled the problem on several occasions, changed […]

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23
Mar
Winter Bugs

There I was smugly telling all and sundry that thanks to homemade chicken soup and pints of vegetable juice we’d managed to avoid the Winter bugs – WRONG. Poor Mud got full flu and has been bedridden and out of action for a fortnight I opted for the lighter option nasty head and chest cold, […]

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