May already?! Blimey, this year is moving fast! Been a pretty full on few months ... recorded Emily Capell's album in Jan, now mixed and ready for mastering - release news to follow! New album by Jack Hobbs released in March, a great collection of beautifully prodiced honest music, go check it out ... and also recorded an EP of beautiful original music with Hope Russel-Winter. Been on the road with BBB in the UK and Emily Capell's first UK headline shows were a blast! Been to Germany & Spain with Si Cranstoun, with Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and more German shows coming up ... and I was very honoured to play with the incredible Gypsyfingers for a week of thier UK tour with Tubular Bells for Two in some truly stunning venues across the country ... festivals next!!
TOUR & FESTIVAL NEWS:
The 'Tour Dates' page is currently up to date with all upcoming shows and festivals - some really good ones in the book! Very much looking forward to going back to Kendal Calling with Emily and also to Greenman Festival, Cool Britannia and more. Also returning to Upton Blues and the Great British R&B Fest amongst others with BBB and a few more in with Si Cranstoun and Gypsyfingers. Tour news coming soon for October & November ...
Emily's album is now ready for mastering - so pleased with this one & can't wait to share release news soon! The new EP from Hope Russell-Winter that I played on earlier this year is in mixing stage so hopefully there will be release news for that one soon too and I'll be back in the studio in September for Jack Hobbs album no. 2 ... more to follow
One moe thing ... please use your vote everytime ... we are in such a political mess, the world over it seems, at the moment ... but we can all make a difference! As Frank Zappa once said ... "VOTE! VOTE LIKE A BEAST!!"
until next time ... PEACE & LOVE!! mc
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