Musings on playing for song

So I’ve had a few absolutely manic weeks and things are looking to get even worse, so don’t be surprised if I don’t update this blog much over the next week or two. But I thought that I would take this opportunity (it being 3am) to provide you with some musings on something that I started doing very recently.

The last “Musings” post that I did was on something that I have done for years, namely playing for dance. I still have a long way to go in that sphere, but feel that I at least know what I am aiming for. Last Friday though, I did something that I had never done before – accompanied song in public. I am going to tell you about it. Continue reading

Gigs gigs gigs…

Did a gig today. I like doing gigs, I love performing and it’s a nice challenge, to keep people enthralled with just some vibrating bits of metal and a few jokes. I was playing at the Maltings Arts Theatre in my home town of St Albans. They are running a series of folk concerts on the first Friday of every month and this was the first. Continue reading