Ocean Mirage video

My composition ‘Ocean Mirage’ from the brand new Secret Sessions album ‘Hoop’ video now on youtube

It features a fantastic saxophone solo by the one and only Paul Booth, and the monstrous playing of:

Tom Walsh (Tpt), Nichol Thomson (Tbn), Laurence Cottle (Bass), Ian Thomas (Dms)

Secret Sessions ‘Hoop’ review

Very pleased that Hoop has got this nice review:



Secret Sessions – Hoop on Jazz FM

My tune ‘Ocean Mirage’ from the just released Secret Sessions album ‘Hoop’ will be a featured track on Jazz FM’s Dinner Jazz next week – the track will be played every evening (Mon – Friday 7pm).


HOOP – Secret Sessions album on Ubuntu Records – launch concert at London Jazz Festival

Very excited about the long-awaited launch concert for HOOP at the Spice of Life in Soho, London, November 21st 2021 – part of the Secret Sessions project created and curated by incredible musician Paul Booth – being released on Ubuntu Records, and featuring an incredible lineup I’m very proud to be part of… Paul Booth, Tom Walsh, Nichol Thomson & Chris Allard. With Laurence Cottle & Ian Thomas.

More details to follow.

Upcoming gigs

BBC Big Band

Ben Crosland Quintet

  • 25/09/22 Wigan at Wigan Jazz Club

Charlie Wood

Sebastiaan de Krom

  • 31/05/22 London at The Troubadour