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Thank you to the loyal band of supporters who came out to see my quintet on the 19th July with Dean Masser. It was a great night to be a singer! Thanks to Eileen Guppy on piano, Guy Walsh on drums, Ed Harrison on bass and Dean Masser on sax


My next gig is on Sunday 28th July at the Llandudno jazz festival. With me will be Zsolt Bende guitar, Dan Sheppard bass, Jonny Hunter drums so it promises to be a good one.


Future dates

7th August at the Old Courts in Wigan with Dean Masser and band 

1st September Lowther Pavillion with Swingtime Big Band

12th October Victoria Hall, Bolton with Swingtime Big Band 

13th October Wigan Jazz Club with the Emma Holcroft Quintet

14th December (my birthday!) at Eccles Town Hall with Swingtime Big Band

20th December at the Cinnamon Club supporting Ian Shaw and Liane Carroll



Here's a link to some upcoming public performances alongside the amazing Swingtime Big Band and with my Jazz Quintet.

Previous events

Swingtime Big band with Joe Stilgoe & Emma Holcroft

Best Western Royal Clifton Hotel, Promenade, Southport

Formed in 2013 by musical director Jez Murphy, Swingtime Big Band quickly established a reputation as a dynamic and highly skilled outfit with fine musicianship and entertaining performances. The bands popularity continues to grow and sees them performing to sold out shows across the North West. Featuring the finest Big Band players Swingtime is complimented by vocalist Emma Holcroft who sings a wide repertoire of classic jazz standards.

Swingtime are delighted to be joined for this show by both Emma Holcroft and the fabulous Joe Stilgoe. Joe is an internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter. His live shows are a mixture of virtuosic musicianship, breath-taking theatricality and interaction with the audience, combining on the spot improvisation and the quickest of wits.