Hushabye Mountain – COVER

I’ve been on a bit of a musical theatre roll lately so here’s a cover of Hushabye Mountain – a lovely little song from the classic musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! Originally performed by Dick Van Dyke, this is a beautiful song written by The Sherman Brothers and given my musical theatre background I couldn’t resist recording a little cover of it. Continue reading

WE WROTE A MUSICAL – Behind The Scenes On Between Us

 

Last week I mentioned that I’d written the music and lyrics for a brand new musical called Between Us that I’ve been working on with my good friend Elizabeth Carter. This didn’t happen overnight, I’ve been involved with the project for over a year at this point. However, last week was a big week for the show as we managed to put on our very first production of the show at The Mermaid Theatre in London! Continue reading

Save The Last Dance For Me – 2016 Tour!

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Great news everyone – I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be returning to Save The Last Dance For Me to reprise the role of Donny and to play Trumpet with the band! As many of you may know, I was originally part of the show three years ago in 2013 so it’s wonderful to have been asked back to play the role again. It’s possibly my favourite of all the shows I;ve worked on so coming back was an absolute no-brainer. Continue reading

Underland – A New Musical

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So a few months ago I was approached about a new musical called ‘Underland’, that was interested in using my song ‘A New View’ as one of the songs in the show. Of course given my history with both writing and performing in musical theatre I was more than happy to let them use the song and was overjoyed that they considered it good enough to be included in the show in the first place.  Continue reading