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Duran Duran tribute

Pink Floyd and Duran Duran

Monday 09 May 2022
I’ve just finished a three-day weekend playing the music of three of my bass guitar heroes: Roger Waters, Guy Pratt and John Taylor - and three very different playing styles and techniques. Friday…
Captain Big Band

Captain's Big Band

Sunday 01 May 2022
Now assuming the recovery position after a raucous night of rock playing in Captain's Big Band with Garry, Zac and Rob in Poole These guys are so entertaining and fantastic performers, sooooo much…
Miss-Chief and The Makers

Miss-Chief + The Makers = Massive Fun

Tuesday 19 April 2022
I've just finished the first two shows stepping in with the brilliant Claire, Lewis and Aaron, aka Miss-Chief and The Makers and, wow, they have been a lot of fun and I'm looking forward to the third…
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Three piece Suite

Thursday 31 March 2022
It was great as always to steal a night out and play with Dan and Kyle in Suite last Saturday, added bonus that it was a local hometown gig in Portsmouth although the clocks changing did make it feel…

A website at last... 20 years in the making

Friday 18 February 2022
It's quite ironic. I'm a bass player who also develops websites for a living and have made plenty of sites for other musicians and bands but never gotten around to doing one for myself... until now.…
Live Karaoke Band

Successful trial of new QR code app for Live Karaoke Band

Saturday 12 February 2022
The enforced Covid lockdown of live music has given me a chance to belated give The Live Karaoke Band a refresh. It's a big undertaking, identifying nearly forty new songs that will work well within…