October 21, 2015

So over the last few weeks I have been thinking a lot performance – and as an artist what I want to achieve when I take to the stage and what an audience wants…or rather what I think an audience wants or expects. Any performer, I feel wants to take the audience on a journey,…

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September 20, 2015

Don’t worry this is not where I lay out all my thoughts on sex, drugs and rock and roll – or air my dirty laundry – not till I know you better anyway (!!) Just feeling chilled, grateful and a little loquacious. And anyone who knows me, knows however I’m feeling – I love to…

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August 29, 2015

I don’t usually post on a Saturday – but I wanted to take a moment thank the people I am working with at the moment. I seem to be surrounded by dedication, warmth, talent and generosity of heart – none of which I take for granted. There was a definite sea change last summer for…

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August 10, 2015

I’m very excited to announce that I have a brand new musical project on the way! I’ve been recording an album of covers of songs ranging from 1978-88 with a wonderful band of exceptionally talented musicians. I can’t wait to share it with you. Check out my vlog for more info…

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August 7, 2015

As you might know I have been in the studio a lot recently, working on a new project (which I will be ready to tell you more about very soon!) But in the meantime I thought I’d get my head back into performing again, so here I am singing one of my all time favourite…

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July 21, 2015

Lately, I’ve been thinking about differing tastes in music. On the face of it, this isn’t a contentious subject. Music is very personal and subjective. But I have come up against two areas of resistance that have me wonder…are some us a little tunnel-visioned when it comes to musical likes and dislikes? I like to…

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July 9, 2015

Last week I was wondering where I would go with my next music type post, as I always have a few ideas bubbling away, but a few things over the week have made it really obvious. So here we go – listening… On the weekend I read a post by friend and guitarist, James Stelling….

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June 23, 2015

I find life very funny. A couple of weeks ago, I posted a piece about where I am with Jazz and the fact that my musical journey as taken me down a different route recently. I felt very happy with my account of things and appreciative of what I have done and where I am…

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June 14, 2015

    So, on Friday I was rehearsing for my recording sessions later this month for my covers album. I managed to organise some studio time and some one to one teaching with Jenny May (expressivevoice.co.uk), my current vocal coach. Jenny to me is an example of an incredible teacher. And I have been lucky…

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