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Making Money In The Music Industry

Making Money In The Music Industry The music industry is an ever evolving place. Gone are the days when success was reliant on the one great achievement of a record deal; a contract which could almost guarantee radio play and television appearances for the lucky few. The internet has opened doors which, in times gone past, were simply not available. …

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B.D. Lenz – Juxtaposition. Performed Live at Theoc House

B.D. Lenz Trio – Juxtaposition B.D. Lenz Trio are a New Jersey band, who we saw performing at Theoc House, Tewkesbury, during their UK tour.  We love these guys, they are true professionals, performing a fusion of rock and jazz with real energy and passion.     B.D. Lenz is joined by James Rosocha on bass and Joe Falcey on …

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Effra – Live on Tour

Effra Live On their UK Tour Effra put on a stonking live performance at The Prince Albert in Stroud as part of their UK tour.  This London based group of talented young men describe their music as “post-folk”.  Their lively and original music features a beautiful bespoke handmade guitar, a fiddle and an accordion.  The band regularly tour the UK, …

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Effra – On Tour in Stroud

Effra – Live at The Prince Albert, Stroud. Effra entertained us for an evening with their original instrumental music.  This handsome and talented trio are currently on tour, playing at venues across the UK.  We were lucky enough to catch them in a little pub on the outskirts of  Stroud.  It was a warm summers evening, the pub was crowded …

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Rod Kelly Trio

Rod Kelly Trio – Theoc House, Tewkesbury Enjoy Rod Kelly Trio perform traditional jazz to an enthusiastic audience at Theoc House. They’re a friendly and talented band, who entertained us with their foot tapping music and tongue in cheek lyrics. This instrumental piece combines piano, bass and drums.   Theoc House is a cafe lounge and bar in the heart …

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Heavy Beats Brass Band

Heavy Beats Brass Band – Live at The Bottle of Sauce With an array of brass and percussion instruments this 8 piece band of talented musicians bring the sound of New Orleans to Cheltenham.  They gave an energetic performance, stomping their way through the busy bar of The Bottle of Sauce public house whilst we sat eating our pizzas.  Heavy …

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Bex Jazz Quintet – Live at Harry Cook Free House

Bex Jazz Quintet Live at Cheltenham Jazz Festival We had a great time filming this performance of Bex Jazz Quintet at Harry Cook Free House during the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.  Bex and her band who normally perform as a 4 piece were joined by Edi on saxaphone for this festival performance. Harry Cook Free House in Montpellier, Cheltenham, is a …

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A Great Night Out At Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham Jazz Festival Cheltenham Jazz festival in the heart of Gloucestershire is an annual event which celebrates some of the best jazz musicians in the local area.  The festival lasts for 4 days, and boasts a full line up talented artists performing at various venues.  Tickets for several of the performances sell out fast.  If you have a favourite musician …

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The Achievers – A Message To You Rudy

The Achievers – A Message To You Rudy. The Achievers are a friendly and talented band from Stroud, Gloucestershire.  We have been lucky enough to see them on stage a number of times over the last couple of years.  They are great entertainers and real professionals.  Their music is a  they perform a mixture of Rhythm & Blues, Southern Soul and …