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The Baltimore Keys 

Looking forward to some upcoming gigs with the Baltimore Keys on 13th May, 3rd June, 9th June and 11 August (Broadstairs Folk Week).


 

Pathway Records Festival - March 8th - 10th, 2017

Really enjoyed playing sets with Davide Giovannini, Will Gibson and the Pathway Collective at the Pathway Records Festival on March 8th, 9th and 10th.


 

Here and Now on itunes

October 2016: Great to be listed in itunes 'Music You Need To Hear' in the Jazz section!

 

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Here and Now - digital and CD release

23rd September: Here and Now is available on itunes and Amazon for digital download or CD order - or you can stream it here by going to the Music section.

http://pathwayrecordings.com/store-james-dean/


 

New Video

I've added an extract from 'Remembrance' from Here and Now 'Live', featuring Richard Rozze on guitar. Go the the Video page to view...

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The Fat River Band reunion gigs - 11th and 12th August

The Fat River Band are playing some reunion gigs! It's been 10 years since the original line up played.  We'll be playing during Broadstairs Folk Week @ The Wrotham Arms on the 11th August and in Whitstable at The New Inn on the 12th.

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Jazz Perspectives Article

My article ‘Pat Metheny’s Finger Routes: the role of muscle memory in guitar improvisation’ featured in Taylor and Francis online ‘most read of 2015’.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17494060.2014.960070

http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/most-read-2015/arts-and-humanities/visual-and-performing-arts#27918

 


 

'Baltimore Keys' gig - Friday 8th July

Footage from the first gig available here....

https://www.facebook.com/The-Baltimore-Keys-276656589355551/?fref=nf

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Debut 'Baltimore Keys' gig - Friday 8th July

'Baltimore Keys' have their debut gig at the Wrotham Arms on Friday 8th July.  Piano inspired classic tunes aplenty – featuring Simon Foster (vocals), Steve Rickwood (bass), Lawrie Bolton (keys), Jason McCluskey (Drums), James Dean (guitar).

https://www.facebook.com/The-Baltimore-Keys-276656589355551/?fref=nf

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Gig at Hideaway, London - 10th July

I'm looking forward to playing with L.A. guitarist Richard Smith at Hideaway in London on the 10th July.

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http://www.hideawaylive.co.uk/morley-jazz-sunday-10th-july-2016

https://music.usc.edu/richard-smith/


 

Pathway Records Festival - March 9th and 10th

I'll be playing in the Pathway Records Music Festival...

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http://pathwayrecordings.com/