Monthly Archives: February 2011


This week I’ve spent many enjoyable hours playing around with home recording: a couple of my songs, one called Trains and Sunsets which I wrote in 2009, one called Like Spirits which I began ages ago but only recently managed … Continue reading

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Jon Hendricks interview in new Jazzwise

The March 2011 issue of Jazzwise is out today, and I heartily recommend you pick up a copy, not least for the cover feature on Kurt Elling which includes portions of an interview I did with Jon Hendricks back in … Continue reading

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The King Of Limbs: some uncollected thoughts

Whether you like Radiohead or not, there‚Äôs no denying their style when it comes to releasing albums. On Monday they sprung an announcement on us; yesterday, a day earlier than announced, The King Of Limbs arrived in the world. Music … Continue reading

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It all comes back to potato salad

It’s the little things. Our horizons as a species may be ever-vaster but our basic unit of happiness – the present moment – remains the same. (cf: Twitter) I’m trying to read more French literature, and have been dipping into … Continue reading

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