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2018 is as busy as ever …

2018 is as busy as ever and as always we are so grateful to our wonderful audience who come out rain or shine to support live music. Hurrah! As well as touring the brand new show ‘Swing’s The Thing’ with our fabulous Trio and Big Mini Big Band up and down the country other highlights […]

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Clare's Blog

08
Aug
2018
‘Mercury retrograde’ causing untold mischief …

I’d never of heard the term ‘Mercury retrograde’ till a few years ago when dear friend Guy Barker explained a bit about this astrological phenomenon, which happens about 3 times a year.  A planet in retrograde looks like it’s moving in reverse, an illusion occurring when a faster moving planet overtakes it, like if you’re […]

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25
Jul
2018
“It was so damn hot today I thought I’d write something to cool myself off…”

So, as I skulk about in the sweltering temperatures this bizarre heat spell is relentlessly inflicting on us, it strikes me as ironic to think that all over the world, songwriters are busy composing and nurturing this year’s crop of Christmas songs. We recorded our Festive album during the hottest weeks of July 2013, I […]

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11
Jul
2018
Music is a universal language and works best when shared.

“Music is what feeling sounds like. Music is what healing sounds like. It has the power to bring people back to life. I’ve seen it. I’ve experienced it. It is powerful, and beautiful.” These inspirational words are taken from a letter written by a young woman called Alisha, a patient in a children’s hospital to […]

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