Having had a great time in Burgundy with Swing Shift, I had a few days in Varna, Bulgaria and a week playing piano at a jazz summer school in the Loire. Both great.
Having fitted all this around folk gigs at Horsham, Patching, Brighton Blind Veterans (an amazing place on the hill) and the wettest gig ever at poor Ansty's summer fete (yes, it was Bank Holiday Monday), I then sang the last two Eastbourne bandstand gigs.
Then I was unexpectedly offered a gig with Lightning Mike Pappenheim and the boys at the Empress, Littlehampton and have just done a barn dance with the Village Band at the Baptists church in Worthing.
A busy month ahead with the Village Band and an opportunity to meet up with old college mates on 4th October at the Star in Steyning, where I am sitting in for Peter Rhodes, their resident pianist.