Category Archives: Former Pupils

RJ Marks/Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Huge congratulations to my former pupil Sheku Kanneh-Mason for being named winner of BBC Young Musician Of The Year. I taught Sheku everything I know on the cello (which is NOTHING!) but I did teach him guitar for a little … Continue reading

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News May 2016

I was honoured to have my rap track My Ride (download it here) featured on a recent episode of the NUSIC New Music Podcast (ep 127) with a whole bunch of great Nottingham artists including Mez who did a ‘real’ Nottingham … Continue reading

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Earth Below: Mountains (Live In The Studio)

Earth Below is a new band I’ve been working with alongside Nina Smith and Rob Green. Here’s 3/7’s of them playing Mountains live in the control room of Old Library Studio.

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Bovis (Vents)

Former pupil Craig Tucker‘s band Vents made a video with nothing but a GoPro and an electric heater for lighting Check out Bovis by Vents Check out more former pupils here. Info on lessons here

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Sea Monster Eyes: They’re Laughing At Me [Live And Unplugged]

Here’s former pupil and First Tuesday Alumni Fill Grafton playing Filthy’s Open Mic Night with fellow Sea Monster Eyes guitarist Geoff Carlin And here’s a preview of a track from their forthcoming EP ‘Garlic’ Photo: Rachel McClean. Video: Hugh Gunningham

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Matt Wood: Messed Up World

Here’s former pupil and First Tuesday Alumni Matt Wood with a great new song live at Filthy’s Open Mic Night

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First Tuesday Songwriting Group On The Road

Last week the First Tuesday Songwriting Group descended en masse upon the Spotlight Open Mic hosted by Alexa Hawksworth at Filthy’s Bar. Rachel McClean, Matt Wood and Dan Wright (The Most Ugly Child) all did sets and Phil Grafton brought along fellow Sea Monster … Continue reading

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Sarah Kerry: It’s OK

Sarah is a former pupil and current co-worker (she’s a talented multi-instrumentalist/producer and engineer). Check out her current band Red Sky Legion here or download their EP here

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Deeper Than Forever: Now It’s Over (BBC Introducing)

Here’s an video from a BBC Introducing gig a couple of years ago. Deeper Than Forever is a band I worked with that came out of the County Youth Arts ‘Supergroup’ project and Now It’s Over is the first track … Continue reading

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Headstrong Savage

Here’s a song I co-write with Chris Bradley of Savage. I realised that over the years I’ve playing in different bands with three members of Savage (Mark Nelson is also mixing and drumming on my new EP) and the fourth … Continue reading

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