There’s going to be some big changes for me this autumn, as I’m relocating to London for the foreseeable future to study on the MA course at the Royal Academy of Music. This is very exciting stuff and I can’t wait to start working with a whole bunch of new people as well as catching up with old friends and playing-partners who are already based in the capital, plus it will be amazing to have the opportunity to study full-time again with most of my favourite British jazz musicians!

Some other news is that the Wild Flower Sextet album has now been released digitally so it’s now available on Apple iTunes at this address as well as for streaming on Apple Music.

Finally, there are a couple of collaborations coming up with one of my favourite guitarists, Jiannis Pavlidis. We’ve recorded a duo album which is to be released online through James Hamilton’s New Jazz Records on September 20th with a gig at 7arts in Leeds. The second thing is totally crazy and I don’t want to full-on announce it until it’s confirmed, but it involves a gig at a festival in Jiannis’ hometown of Thessaloniki, Greece, with a legendary American drummer…