I had the pleasure of being able to take a few of my pupils to a concert of the award winning Martin Simpson this evening at Farncombe Music Club. Martin was gracious enough to allow us to watch his sound check.
Flicking through a file this morning and I found this newspaper article from 2009. I had devised, set up and run a contemporary music course at Godalming College, and had managed to organise sponsorship from a local music store called Fleetcrofts. Now running as DK guitars in Godalming, they supplied numerous amplifiers and equipment which really helped us get off to a very positive start. The power of local businesses helping kids in education and the local community cannot
My student Dan Gorringe arrived at his lesson today with a Rob Chapman guitar. For the price, this really is excellent value and plays like a guitar worth far much more. You can find these guitars at Andertons shop in Guildford or check out their website.
I met the most wonderful band of musicians this evening at Farncombe Music Club in a sold out show. The Clint Bradley band specialised in Western music and were of such a very high standard, inspirational! Clint is a great singer and songwriter and has wealth of knowledge on the Western genre. His band includes Dave Luke on guitar, who plays to an amazing standard, a very tasteful Connie Everard on double bass, and a drummer who just played a snare with brushes, but so effec