Touring with The Alan Barnes Octet, Autumn 2019
A Requiem, the Alan Barnes Octet and Josie Moon, UK Tour 2019
On Friday 15th February myself and the Alan Barnes Octet premiered our brand new collaboration, A Requiem, a brand new suite of music and poetry, commissioned by Grimsby Jazz Projects and supported with funding from Arts Council, England. Having worked on the poems from the autumn of 2017 to a final tweak the day before the premiere, I wasContinue reading “A Requiem – A World Premiere”
I am delighted to announce that A Requiem will premiere at Grimsby Central Hall on Friday 15th February at 7.30 pm. Tickets are now available from the box office, call 01472 355025 to reserve in advance at £13. A Requiem is a collaboration between Alan Barnes, Pat McCarthy and myself and is work that examinesContinue reading “A Requiem”
Like the autumn, the winter arrived more or less overnight. We felt it blow in off the North Sea and felt the chill settle on us. The autumn light has been very beautiful and our winter sky here on the east coast never fails to lift the spirit, even as darkness intensifies. A highlight ofContinue reading “Winter Comes”
We are pleased to announce our Autumn Tour for 2018 with a series of dates in North East Lincolnshire. Friday 14th September 7.30 pm at The Globe in Cleethorpes. This lovely new coffee and book shop is an intimate venue with very welcoming hosts. Entry is free. Signed copies of Poems from the Swamp willContinue reading “McCarthy and Moon Autumn Tour”
Autumn Brochure, Words and Pictures.
The Best Words Project is up and running.
Happy New Year to everyone. Here’s the link to the broadcast of Fish Tales from the Herts Jazz Festival. It’s available until about 22nd January on the BBC iPlayer.
I do have books available and if anyone would like one, just drop me a line. As it’s Christmas I’ll do two plus P&P for £8 I don’t have many left so get them while they last!