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Dinner Jazz at Blackfriars Hall, Norwich

I was both honoured and delighted to be asked to play dinner jazz for Nick and Antoinette Faulkner’s Golden Wedding Anniversary celebrations at Blackfriars Hall last Saturday. It was a glittering occasion, with elegant guests, beautiful food and a sparkling ambience in this most stylish of venues.

The Bösendorfer piano on the stage has a rich and velvety sound, and I played two 45-minute sets of (mostly) jazz – throwing in a couple of lovely classical works, one by Beethoven, the other by Chopin. The jazz numbers from my set included: read more