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Dec 2020

Dear family, friends and jazz fans, it’s been a difficult year for all of us and it looks like it will continue for a while longer 🙁 I live in hope that we will eventually go back to a normal lifestyle during 2021 and gigs & concerts will be allowed without the need for social

21 Dec 2020
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Sept 2020

Well, we were all hoping to get back to some kind of normality, but it now looks like we will have a second wave of Covid and probably go back into lockdown 🙁 As you know, all gigs are off apart from the very occasional outdoor gig or an online streaming concert 🙁 I have

20 Sep 2020
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June 2020

Dear Jazz Fans, well, we are still in the grip of Covid 19 and social distancing so the chance of going back to gigging soon is very slim indeed. I’ve been recording short videos for students and fellow musicians to play along to – if you’d like to have a go, subscribe to my YouTube

14 Jun 2020
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March 2020

Dear Jazz Fans – as you all know by now, the coronavirus threat has caused a major disruption to everybody’s work situation. Personally speaking, I have lost all my work including my teaching. I’m praying that this lunacy eventually abates and we can go back to earning a living. Keep safe and well. Andy Panayi

18 Mar 2020
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Jan 2020

Happy New Year to you all. The run-up to Xmas was busy with commercial work but I had a few nice jazz concerts too, plus a few days teaching at the colleges. Sorry to say that I was quite ill last Oct and had to have a month off from Oct to Nov but am

01 Jan 2020
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September 2019

It’s been a fairly relaxed summer – a nice active holiday with my boys, a mixed bag of gigs and the climax for my sax groups, their performance at the Fishermens Club. They all did very well and I am very proud of them.Coming up are a few jazz and commercial concerts + my teaching

06 Sep 2019
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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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