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Atlas Bridge down at The Puz!
Atlas Bridge headed out to play at the infamous Puzzle Hall Inn this weekend. It was so nice to play live music again, love playing with these guys – great audience and great venue. Happy Days!
The McCann Duet Concertina in action!
Rustic Rock and Roll with…a MacCann Duet Concertina!
Friday the 8th of Feb saw a guest outing with Des Horsfall’s ‘Rustic Rock and Roll’ band KUSCHTY RYE. Snapped from the audience is this great pic that shows Des in the light and a shady figure playing Ralphie Jordans old MacCann Duet from ‘the dark side’… I think Ralphie would approve…
Here’s a Youtube tribute to Ralph that features the same box (along with many others!). Gone but not forgotten.
Back in the Bellows!
Delighted to announce that after over a year of not piping I am now officially ‘Back in the Bellows’. The regime of treatment, rest and focusing on other instruments has paid off and I have now regained full movement in piping-critical RH little finger meaning that I can play properly again.
Many thanks to everyone that has supported and helped me through this difficult (if quieter than usual!) time – you know who you are!
Over the years…
Being a ‘not Andy May’ Bad Penny at Ely Folk Festival
Life as a dep can be fun in the sun (not so good for pipe tuning tho!)
Recording session for the Mile Roses
Great day recording for The Mile Roses forthcoming album – amazing recording venue too. I had to drive round the block twice to make sure I had the right place!
Nice shot of the Duet… Continue reading
NPS Annual Concert 2016
I was delighted to play at the NPS Annual Concert held in the Mining Institute building – well worth a visit if you are in NEWCASTLE
We got to play in Neville Hall houses the memorial to the Institute’s first President, Nicholas Wood, an outstanding Victorian Library resplendent filled with superb stonework, redolent with exquisite carved stone, wood and paintings with a beautifully decorated ceiling, a vast glass roof and filled with furniture designed for the library in 1872. Below the Library is the Edwardian Lecture Theatre, modeled on the Royal Institution in London and constructed in deep red Cuban Mahogany. Wow!