Recording sessions

Recording sessions

Guest musician #9: Pat Donaldson

By On March 6, 2017

I’ve been listening to Pat Donaldson’s bass playing for years. He played on my favourite Richard Thompson album, ‘Pour Down Like Silver’ as well as accompanying the wonderful Sandy Denny as part… Read More

Recording sessions

Cloak Of Blue (Video Live session)

By On February 10, 2017

Here’s a Live session of “Cloak Of Blue” taken from the new album I Dreamed An Island, performed with Simone Prattico and Malik Ziad. Directed by Victor Delfim, recorded and mixed by… Read More

Recording sessions

Drone (Video Live acoustic)

By On November 18, 2016

“Drone” performed in the Romanesque church of Cros, Les Cevennes Filmed by Gemma Cooper, recorded by Patrick Jauneaud Although I Dreamed An Island is inspired by the lost multi-cultural idyll of 12th… Read More

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Guest musician #8: Luca Tarantino (Video)

By On October 25, 2016

I first met Luca Tarantino in Lecce in southern Italy when he was playing with Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. Luca is a masterful player of the Baroque guitar and the Theorbo. He’s also… Read More

Recording sessions

Simone Prattico (Video)

By On October 3, 2016

I’ve been touring with Simone for more than seven years now, although we’ve played from time to time as a trio, more often than not, we play as a stripped down duo,… Read More

Recording sessions

Guest musician #7: Malik Ziad

By On August 26, 2016

I already had parts of songs in Palermitano, the Sicilian dialect of Palermo as well as in Salentino, the dialect of the southern most tip of Puglia but I also dreamt of… Read More

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Guitars and quarter tones

By On August 5, 2016

On this video you can hear me play a little improvisation using the mini-frets inserted onto my 1931 Style O National Something interesting happened to me as I was writing songs for… Read More

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Guest musician #6: Giulio Bianco (Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino)

By On August 1, 2016

Giulio is another one of the talented musicians from Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. He’s a multi-instrumentalist and I’ve lost count all the instruments he knows how to play. Mauro Durante tells me that… Read More

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Guest musician #5: Massimiliano Morabito (Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino)

By On July 7, 2016

I met Massimiliano who plays organetto in the band Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino through Mauro Durante. We’ve played together a few times in concert when our paths have crossed on tour and I’ve… Read More

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Guest musician #4: Mauro Durante (Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino)

By On June 16, 2016

In 2007, I was invited to perform in the Salento in Puglia in the south of Italy for a festival called “La Notte Bianca”. Being a huge fan of ‘musica populare’ the… Read More