Jazz Guitar Workshop!

Jazz At The Blue Lamp in conjunction with Aberdeen City Council have kindly sponsored four jazz workshops, all of them totally free, and I'm happy to be hosting a session on Jazz Guitar on wednesday 31st May. Specific topics to be finalised depending on the interests of attendees, but it'll be open to guitarists from [...]

A band is born…

Played a great gig at the Moray Jazz Club this week with the newly formed "Sus4 Quartet". The band is made up of me on guitar, Matthew Kilner on tenor, Bryan Chalmers on bass & Richard Glassby on drums. Richard and Matthew are two fantastically talented youngsters studying music at Aberdeen University, and Bryan is [...]

An amazing week

Well Aberdeen Jazz festival is over for another year, I was hugely privileged to be involved in a number of projects playing with some fantastic musicians, and met loads of really nice people. The highlight was of course playing in the Aberdeen Jazz Orchestra alongside Jacqui Dankworth, Helena Kay, Richard Ingham, the specially formed Ellington [...]

A new blog

Decided to revamp my old website, and thought it would be nice to run a blog alongside it, so welcome aboard. This is new to me, so I'll probably post general updates of what I'm up to musically, and anything else that takes my fancy. Cheers, Colin