In a Sentimental Mood

Here’s a classic from one of the most influential figures in the entire history of jazz. ‘In a Sentimental Mood’ by Duke Ellington.

I’m Old Fashioned

I don’t know if I’m old enough yet to be considered old-fashioned, but here’s the fourth video from the December sessions with The Garnish Trio.

Crabfeathers

Hi folks. Here’s the third video from the Garnish Trio recording session in December 2011 (recorded by Jack Sugden). It’s ‘The Saga of Harrison Crabfeathers’ by Steve Kuhn, chosen only partly for its amazing name…

London Fashion Week & new video

Seldom do I see 7:00 AM on the streets of central Sunday London. It’s actually quite peaceful. I was playing with string quartet ‘Abraxas’ at a catwalk event called ‘Vauxhall Fashion Scout’ near Covent Garden. Surreal but great. Cartoon-style picture courtesy of ‘Paper Camera’ on my Android smartphone – great app.

Vauxhall Fashion Scout

In other news, my jazz trio is releasing a second video from our December session for public consumption. This is ‘Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise’:

New jazz recordings unveiled

May I present to you the first in a series of filmed recordings of my jazz trio (‘Garnish Trio‘) from December 2011, made at Surrey University. Featuring John Garner on violin, Clement Rooney on piano and James Kenny on double bass; engineered by Jack Sugden. This is Elsa by Earl Zindars.