Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Xylophone, Max Jaffa and three years late

Today I have completed and published a new collection of xylophone solos, over 31 years since the first one, with a CD of accompaniments rather than a piano book. My original compilation – Ten Xylophone Solos was an edited collection … Continue reading

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Back to the beginning

From the “edge”, “top” or even da capo are other ways of describing the experiences of the past few weeks. My playing career started in brass bands and yesterday I was back again playing with the Hatfield Band at the … Continue reading

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A community rewarded

Last weekend saw the final round of games in the Pontefract and District Cricket League. For my local club, South Kirkby Colliery Cricket Club, it was a significant Saturday in that a win (or at least three bonus points) in … Continue reading

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The cash comparison

All the elements of the world premiere of Deranged Drums on Digital Vistas were paid for by the audience that attended the concert or will use the recorded music. The contributions were processed through Indiegogo which is a crowd funding … Continue reading

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