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MUSICAL PROJECTS PAST AND PRESENT:

 

Andy Prior

Colour of Light

Nicki Allan Septet

Sarah Brickel Band

Eddie Martell Band

The Small Change Diaries

Jaxynn Lee & County Line

Ronnie Bottomley Big Band

Dominic Halpin & the HoneyBs

Derrick Harris Trio & Septet

Jenny Smith Quartet

Andy Cholerton Trio

Joe Tatton Trio

Peter Grant

 

MUSIC ORGANISATIONS:

Opera North

Birmingham REP

P&O Princess Cruises

Syd Lawrence Orchestra

The Glen Miller Orchestra

The Great Yorkshire Show

West Yorkshire Playhouse

The Event Music Co.

SingLive! Company

 

LEGENDS THAT I"VE BEEN LUCKY

ENOUGH TO PLAY A GIG OR TWO WITH:

Alan Barnes

Ken Peplowski

Roy Williams

Dave O'Higgins

Bruce Adams 

Art Themen

Lewis Nash (At LCoM)

Derrick Watkins (At LCoM)

Jonny Dankworth (At LCoM)

Julian Joseph (At LCoM)

I am

proud

to use

INNOVATION

STRINGS

and

TOM & WILL

CASES

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND AWARDS:

BA(Hons) Jazz Studies

(Leeds College of Music

& Helsinki Jazz Konservatorio)

PGCE (Secondary Music)

MFY Songwriting Award 1994

Nominated for JazzYorkshire

Instrumentalist of the Year 2012

 

SOME RECORDINGS:

Andy Prior 'London By Night'

Peter Pan Original Cast Recording

(West Yorkshire Playhouse/Speckulation)

Sarah Brickel - ''Music Box'(19b Studio)

Sarah Brickel - 'You Give Me Something' (Candid)

Nicki Allen 'You're Gonna Hear From Me' (33 Records)

Small Change Diaries 'Lullabies for Cynics'

Derrick Harris Trio ' Once More For Luck'

Curtis Shaw Band 'Welcome To My World'

Jenny Smith Band 'Love Holds Strong'

Silhouette Ensemble ' The Blue Bird'

Phil Steele Big Band ' Steel Works'

 

TV WORK

The Royal (Yorkshire TV)

Heartbeat (Yorkshire TV)

The Rat Pack (German TV)

The Love Boat (Chinese TV)

 

PROJECTS OF MY OWN:

MingusMusic (with support from JazzYorkshire)

The United States of the North

 

 

SHOWS I'VE WORKED AND DEPPED ON:

Wizard of Oz

(Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Peter Pan (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

High Society (UK Tour)

Anything Goes (UK Tour)

White Christmas (WYP)

Dr Doolittle (w. Tommy Steele) (UK Tour)

The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas (European Tour)

42nd St (w. Paul Nicholas) (UK Tour)

Guys & Dolls (UK Tour)

Big Girls Don't Cry (UK Tour)

 

SOME FESTIVALS I'VE PLAYED:

Ilkley Jazz Festival

Louth Jazz Festival 

Appleby Jazz Festival

Keswick Jazz Festival

Wetherby Arts Festival

Liverpool Pops Festival 

Lagoa Guitar Fest Portugal

Glastonbury Abbey Festival

Grand Northern Uke Festival

Scarborough Jazz Festival

Cleethorpes Jazz Festival

Beverley Folk Festival

Marsden Jazz Festival

Goodwood Festival

 

SOME GREAT VENUES I'VE PLAYED:

Royal Albert Hall

City Varieties, Leeds

The Stables, Wavendon

Birmingham Hippodrome

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Blackpool Tower Ballroom

The Troubadour, London

The Sage, Gateshead

The Lowry, Salford