Ramallah Mumtaz Power Duo

First release from my duo with long term collaborator Nick Dobson. Featuring 75 minutes of music drawn from a couple of days of sessions that took place on the edge of the snowy North Yorkshire moors in March of 2013 it captures the duo working with small sounds, textures and focused slow evolution of the […]

Feb tour photos

Gig in Brighton at Greendoor Store Really wish more service stations were as ramshackle and splendid as this one somewhere in Shropshire. Live in the Town Hall at Bishops Castle, Shropshire. Good times in the Hotspur lift. From the Jazz Services funded tour we did with the Birchall Brice Marks Trio in Jan/Feb of this […]

Two Mediterranean Soundscapes

Part 1 Started reading Murray Schafer’s book “The Soundscape” just after christmas, I’m only a little way into it but its illuminated a couple of experiences with sound which had an impact on me. The first was in the summer of 2010 when Helen and I were visiting Nick in Ramallah and he took us […]

Live in Ramallah

A few images from Ramallah of Nick and I at practice and then the gig itself on his rooftop. Gig itself was aided halfway through by the prayer call from a nearby mosque! Hopefully some duo records will surface on CDR later in the year. Below is a shot from solo gig at Fuel in […]