Inspirations for the new band no.2  Robert Cray

Inspirations for the new band no.2 Robert Cray

In the absence of any material just yet from the new band, I’m sharing a few tracks by the artists that inspire us.   My…

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Inspirations for the new band no. 1 : Robben Ford

Inspirations for the new band no. 1 : Robben Ford

Just love this track.  It’s a perfect example of how Robben Ford  can artfully blend blues, jazz and funk.  I even love the way the…

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In rehearsals with new band

In rehearsals with new band

This is a quick update to let folks know I’m pulling a new band together.  The format will be broadly-speaking “bluesy” but will include strong…

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Old school jazz-funk: Josie

Old school jazz-funk: Josie

I’ve always loved Steely Dan.  The song Josie comes from the amazing Aja album. I think I’m right in saying the brilliant Larry Carlton plays guitar…

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Retrospective: Jazz Vocals

Retrospective: Jazz Vocals

I recorded some demo jazz vocals a couple of years back.  There’s some smooth ballads in there and also some be-bop numbers that include some…

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