I’ve added a new track the music section from Sam Hughes’ – ‘This Time a Bird’. You can buy the new album from Amazon.
Pathway Records Festival – March 8th – 10th, 2017 Looking forward to playing sets with Davide Giovannini, Will Gibson and the Pathway Collective at the next Pathway Records Festival on March 8th, 9th and 10th. http://pathwayrecords.tumblr.com/post/157062560833
Here and Now on itunes Oct 2016: Great to be listed in itunes ‘Music You Need To Hear’ in the Jazz section!
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/
I’ve added a new video to the video library: an extract from ‘Remembrance’ featuring Richard Rozze on guitar.
8th July: Baltimore Keys – The Wrotham Arms, Broadstairs (https://www.facebook.com/The-Baltimore-Keys-276656589355551/) 10th July: with Richard Smith – Hideaway, London (http://www.hideawaylive.co.uk/) 15th July: The Blues Bandits – The Wrotham Arms, Broadstairs (https://www.facebook.com/The-Blues-Bandits-204734726256031/?fref=nf) 16th July: Hullaballoo – private function (http://hullabaloo-uk.com) 17th July: Hullballoo – The Flying Horse, Boughton Aluph, 3pm (http://hullabaloo-uk.com) 24th July: Private Function
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 August.
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)….get it in your diary! https://www.facebook.com/The-Baltimore-Keys-276656589355551/?fref=nf
Really pleased that 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
I’m really looking forward to playing with L.A. guitarist Richard Smith at Hideaway in London on the 10th July. Thanks to Morley College, London! http://www.hideawaylive.co.uk/morley-jazz-sunday-10th-july-2016