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April 2019

April sees the end of the Table Tennis season with a few matches left. I will do my best to get in a good amount of training before Sept/Oct when it all starts up again but I have had a decent season considering how unfit I am! As Easter looms, I have a few Jazz

02 Apr 2019
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March 2019

It’s a relatively quiet month so lots of sorting out to do as well as my sax ensembles which are going well but I do need a baritone player for the advanced group still 🙁 Some of my students at the Royal college are approaching their exams so am concentrating on these as well as

07 Mar 2019
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Feb 2019

It’s a quiet month, playing-wise. I have a couple of jazz concerts coming up next week along with my teaching days, a table tennis competition + matches and some sax ensembles I will be coaching this year. A busy time teaching as some of my students will have exams at the end of next month.

01 Feb 2019
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Jan 2019

Happy New Year to you all. I have a few jazz concerts coming up in January along with teaching days, table tennis matches and some sax ensembles I will be coaching this year. Quite a busy time; hope to see some of you at the gigs and at the Eastbourne Jazz Club – the last

01 Jan 2019
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Dec 2018

The run-up to Xmas is busy with commercial work but I do have a few nice jazz concerts too, plus a few days teaching at the colleges to slot in. Just had a weeks holiday in Madeira which was FAB – ate and drank and walked lots! I’ll be doing the sound for our special

28 Nov 2018
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Oct 2018

We had a fabulous Jazz Festival, the first Eastbourne Jazz Festival with me performing at the Fishermens Club and being steward, sound engineer and compere. All the bands were great and we hope that we get good feedback from the audience. I heard a lot of comments in passing which were all positive; they seem

02 Oct 2018
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End of July 2018

I’ve done lots of driving this month covering some of the Kevin & Karen tour + some jazz gigs too. All quiet now so I can concentrate on having some family time as well as table tennis training for the new season coming up in Sept. I’ll also spend some time repairing my instruments while

29 Jul 2018
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June 2018

What’s New? Well, I’ve been doing some repairing – a bass clarinet and an alto sax last week. Working on a tour by two Strictly dancers, Kevin & Karen – doing my first one up in Manchester; hoping that the train company doesn’t go on strike that day! Just finishing my college teaching and am

06 Jun 2018
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May 2018

What’s new, well I’ve just had the longest holiday ever – three weeks in South Africa; wonderful. Now, back to work – just repaired my alto sax – teaching in Birmingham & London and a few gigs here and there. Remember to check out my gigs page 🙂

08 May 2018
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Feb 2018

It’s an interesting month – working on our ballroom dancing, some nice Jazz gigs, teaching and Table Tennis. Not done any repairing except for my own instruments so need to do more of that to get into the swing of it! It’s half-term week and had lunch with the kids today and next week is

11 Feb 2018
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