Support Nérija’s campaign – support women in jazz

As you know, pushing the agenda for #womeninjazz has long been a thing for me and is why we established the Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Collective. In fact, Nérija hail from the first cohort of the Female Collective and are living proof that our efforts to change the way female musicians are perceived and increase their opportunities are having an […]

The Jazz Salon – live music and chat at Ray’s Jazz at Foyles

I’m very excited to be launching my new session, The Jazz Salon. I’ve been mulling it over for a while now but, finally, it’s happening thanks to the wonderful team at Tomorrow’s Warriors and Ray’s Jazz. The Jazz Salon is hosted by my friend, journalist and broadcaster, Kevin Le Gendre who will have a conversation with our […]

Gary Crosby’s GROUNDATION – The Verdict: ‘explosive’!

A great review from Jazzwise (see below), but just wanted to say I had a fantastic time in Brighton last Friday playing at The Verdict Jazz Club with Groundation (Nathaniel Facey, Shirley Tetteh and Moses ‘Mobo’ Boyd). It was our privilege to be launching a brand new programme of jazz curated by the guys at New Generation Jazz. The Verdict is a lovely […]

Dennie Vidal Funeral – 4 November

Sharing details of the funeral of Jazz Jamaica’s former sound engineer, our brother in sound: Dennie Vidal. Still cannot believe he’s gone. One of the good guys. 11.00am on Wednesday 4 November Our Lady of Good Counsel Presbytery Bouverie Road Stoke Newington London N16 0AJ T: 020 8800 5250 The hearse will arrive at 28 […]

Coleridge Goode – Funeral and Celebration of Life – 6 Nov

James and Sandy Goode invite friends and fans of Coleridge to join them in celebrating their father’s long and fulfilling life. 100 and out. A life well lived. See below for details of the service. — A service to give thanks for the life of Coleridge Goode Time and date:  Friday 6th November, 3.45pm Location:         […]

RIP Coleridge Goode 1914-2015

It is with the deepest sadness that I share the news of the passing of my very dear friend and mentor, the Jamaican bassist, Coleridge Goode. He died at his home in West London following a heart attack at 8pm on Friday 2 October. It was my great privilege to have celebrated his 100th birthday with Coleridge and his […]