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April 21

Happy Easter Hols to you all. I hope you are all well and have at least had your first vaccine – I’ve had my first one 🙂 Three possible concerts in June – really hope these go ahead xx My alto sax is in pieces! I’ve had to take it apart and am cleaning it

07 Apr 2021
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March 2021

Dear family & friends, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that we can get together again soon. One year of lockdowns has been hard on all of us, but I am looking forward to being able to do concerts and gigs again, hopefully from June. I am also considering doing a new album by the end

24 Mar 2021
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Jan 2021

A Happy New Year to you all 🙂 It’s not the new year we were hoping for with yet another lockdown, but there is light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccines being slowly rolled out. I only had three concerts/gigs in my diary this year and a tour but none of that

22 Jan 2021
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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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