Welcome Autumn

Summer seemed so long and luscious – back in july I was the soloist in a super Brazilian concert in Oxford which was such fun and so much appreciated that it is being reprised – this weekend. And next morning I shall rise bright and early to recommence my...
Bird song

Bird song

“You can muffle the sound of the drums, you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who can stop the skylark from singing?” Kahlil Gibran Over the summer I’ve been making music round campfires, in streets and churches. In churches there’s been...
Improv

Improv

IMPROV Last week was a good singing week – bounded at either end by a good solid Latin Mass (the first of which was a 4-parter by Palestrina, bliss), in the middle I did two pub gigs and a Cole-Porter afternoon, plus a day improvising in London. The improvising...