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 […]

RIP Dennie Vidal – Sound Engineer extraordinaire

‪#‎RIP‬ ‪#‎DennieVidal‬ Absolutely gutted to share the news about Jazz Jamaica’s former sound engineer, #DennieVidal who passed away this morning after losing a battle with pancreatic cancer. Just cannot believe it. He was just 51 years old. Coming on top of the death of ‪#‎RicoRodriguez‬, this is truly depressing news for all of us in […]

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 […]

Roll on Brother Ronny Jordan. RIP (1962-2014)

It’s so very sad to hear of the death of Brother Ronny Jordan.  Ronny was a polite, chilled, likeable guy. Although I was asked, we never got around to playing a formal gig together, just a couple of jam sessions. He knew of my uncle, Ernest Ranglin so we always had something to talk about. We even spoke […]