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Turquoise Coconut Podcast

My small record label, Turquoise Coconut, has recently launched its flagship podcast! It’s available through all the normal podcast avenues, including iTunes, and features in-depth interviews with some of the finest musicians currently on the UK scene. Episode 1 features … Continue reading

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Blue Fields Review

My jazz group The John Garner Quartet recently received a lovely review of our latest LP Blue Fields. Bird is the Worm is a great blog featuring in-depth reviews of new jazz recordings. You can read the full review by clicking here.

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Blue Fields LP – out now

Here’s the brand new LP ‘Blue Fields’ from my jazz quartet. Featuring three incredibly talented colleagues and friends of mine, Toby Nelms (keys), Jamie Kenny (double bass) and Dan Day (kit). It was released yesterday, exactly ONE YEAR since we … Continue reading

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Dear Diary

Dear Diary, This has been a good month. Kicking off with a recording session for the music of the official boxing yoga instructional DVD really set the tone for the following few weeks. Can’t wait to see the final cut … Continue reading

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Mainly Two début concert

Here’s some very exciting news (at least for me) fresh off the press. Marie Schreer and I have found a venue for the first concert of our contemporary duo project Mainly Two. Not just any venue either. We’ll be taking … Continue reading

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STOLEN – VIOLIN CASE WITH ELECTRIC VIOLIN AND 2 BOWS

At roughly 21:45 yesterday evening (17/08/13), whilst setting up to play at Hackney WickED Arts Festival with Polaroid 85, my violin case (with my electric violin and my two bows inside) was stolen from behind me – on stage. We … Continue reading

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The Gymnopedist

Aloha! (that’s as much joy as I can summon up on this ‘beautiful summer’s day) I hope you’re having a beautiful summery day! Here’s a quick post about some exciting new media. This video of my jazz quartet was recorded … Continue reading

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Lucy Claire Quartet @ BBC London

I never want to see 5:20 on a frosty Saturday morning in London again. Having said that, I had a smashing time playing live on BBC London with the Lucy Claire Quartet. We were performing a couple of Lucy’s beautiful … Continue reading

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Free download – live acoustic session

***Available for the first time ever in full technicolour and dolby digital almost-surround sound!*** Ok, now I’ve got your attention… Please have a free download from Soundcloud of the live acoustic cover session I did in May with the talented … Continue reading

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Polaroid 85 review

The Dusapin concert is over! I can finally enjoy the glory of decent sleep. Take a gander at this glittering review of Polaroid 85: http://alphabetbands.wordpress.com/2012/02/23/p-is-for-polaroid-85/ We’re playing at the Bedroom Bar in East London on Thursday March 1st. It’s absolutely … Continue reading

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