so my double volume RECORD IS OUT september 1st (earlier previews for subscribers, sign up below!) and happy to announce a TOUR OF AUSTRALIA in september.. EUROPE stay tuned following this..
it’s been rather busy in my studio recently.. preparing the logistics for the record releases and touring.. and i’m working hard on a sheet music publication as well.. it’s all been a long time coming although it’s really only just begun for the public, so i’m getting very excited to get the show on the road..
a london friend, colleague and fabulous pianist-improvisor Meg Morley is out in australia with me in september. if you’re around and about, hope you can make it to one of our gigs.. details and ticket links are up on the ‘shows’ page.. it’ll be a hoot!
more on the records: Invisible Wilderness Volume I & II
Recorded over ten days in St Paul and Minneapolis (USA) in 2014, Invisible Wilderness is a diverse double volume solo album featuring a collection of my piano and keyboard works from contemporary classic, popular and cinematic styles to jazz infused improvisations.
Complete with hand drawn illustrations (by Sandy Smith), Invisible Wilderness: Volume I was recorded on a Steinway concert grand and is accompanied by a sheet music publication that features 12 works in printed manuscript format. Volume II is more abstract, sidestepping the traditional piano sound, performed on a Fender Rhodes and various upright ramshackle pianos that immerse the listener in different textures, including the hammers, felts and pedalling (featuring the natural reverb of the sostenuto and celeste pedals).
these will all be for sale in the shop shortly.. physical CDs and digital audio tracks..
on a final note.. check out my amazing new promo photos by Anne Skilbeck on the ‘look’ page..
alright vegemite. more news soon, but for now it’s heads down bottom up..