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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…
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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…
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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…
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Cosmograf

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.…
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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…