26 October 2021

 

AUTUMN SHOWS
 
With thanks to the presenters, venues and audiences for making these live concerts possible. "Each one feels a gift." 
 
October 2021
 
29th Royston Folk Club, Royston, Hertfordshire
 
November 2021
 
5th The Institute (Big Wheel Blues Presents), Laxey,…

12 October 2021

 

 

RICOCHET IN TIME
 
OCTOBER'S FREE DOWNLOAD
 
This month's free download is my arrangement of Shawn Colvin's Ricochet In Time. It's a part of my life's soundtrack from back in the days when I was just beginning to tour. In…

28 September 2021

 

Jesus came to one of my gigs. It was during his slow season. After Christmas, but before Lent. Not many tourists were around so he didn’t have as many shows as usual. Apparently, his performance schedule leading up to Easter…

11 August 2021

First Ghost Owl Video Launches!
From the new album with Aaron Catlow it's the first track. Ghost Owl. Out 3rd September 2021. Audio by Chris Pepper at Saltwell Studio. Owl film by Simon Hurwitz. Video by Ecki. This recording project…

14 July 2021

SUMMER 2021 CONCERTS

July
14 Baldock Folk Club, Baldock, Hertfordshire (Reservations 07990 530778)
16 Birmingham Jazz Festival, Birmingham, West Midlands (Solihull 1pm; Blackheath Library 7:30pm)
17 Songwriter In The Round, Village Hall, Alstonefield, Derbyshire (w Boo
Hewerdine and…

29 June 2021

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
In the deep Winter of 2021 I was asked to make up some guitar music to go with a few films of barn owls flying over fields. "Some guitar music" became an album's worth of music called …

15 June 2021

FROM BOSTON TO DUBLIN - 'How To Play'

Another song from the Grant Avenue Tapes 12-inch LP. From Boston To Dublin is in the ‘People’s Key’ (C), and features a folk-Americana alternating rhythm and my favourite inversion of G7. Have

14 May 2021

Live Music - Perhaps?
Baby steps, as they say. The UK is opening up a bit as the vaccine programme rolls out further and further here, so there might - just might - be a gig or two showing up…

3 May 2021

Grant Avenue Arrives!

As the pre-orders of my first 12-inch vinyl record, Grant Avenue Tapes, wind their way through the post to turntables around the UK and the US (and even one to Germany!), I've been receiving some lovely…

20 April 2021

Grant Avenue Tapes Vinyl Arrives

Watch the unboxing. (There's a cat!)

My first vinyl. From some sessions I recorded at Grant Avenue Studio in Hamilton, Ontario Canada in 1995. Thankfully the studio still has the tapes. And I do…

8 April 2021

SPRING MUSIC WEEKEND - COLORADO STYLE!
Saturday, April 10th 2021
1st Session 4pm (London), 11am (New York), 9am (Denver)
2nd Session 5:30pm (London), 12:30pm (New York), 10:30am (Denver)


A few spaces remain for this Saturday's guitar workshops being presented by…