Tag Archives: violin

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2016. I hope it started in a positive fashion. I’ve got plenty of exciting gigs lined up, plus releases from Emanata and Meraki. Here are a couple of recent goodies from Meraki to kick start the year. **And for … Continue reading

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New JGQ LP!

On March 23rd, the John Garner Quartet will release its new studio album, exactly one year since we recorded it live at Konk Studios, London. ‘Blue Fields’ features a mixture of original tracks and arrangements, covering artists including Pearl Jam, … Continue reading

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John Garner x The Last Skeptik

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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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Auf wiedersehen, Pet

A very merry festive greeting to you from South-West Germany, where it is neither snowing nor frosty. In fact, it feels rather similar to London. IN FACT, the last couple of times that I had the fortune of visiting Paris, … 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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John Garner Quartet EP launched

Dearest friend, I hope this WordPress post finds you well. I am addressing you directly in order to draw your attention to a rather exciting event which has been brewing for quite some time and has finally boiled over (guffaw). … Continue reading

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East meets West

I had the great privilege this afternoon of jamming with pianist Rekesh Chauhan and percussionist Alok Verma. These guys are extremely talented and are recognised as such by many seriously respected musicians. I’m very excited about the future of this … 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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Postgraduate @ Guildhall

I successfully auditioned to study jazz violin at postgraduate level at London’s Guildhall School of Music & Drama. 2013 – can’t wait!

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