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Photos from my gigs in NY, LA & SF 2017

New York – Joe’s Pub
October 27 & 28, 2017
Grant Mitchell – Piano
Alex Alexander – Percussion

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Los Angeles – The Band
Grant Mitchell – Keyboards
Ian Walker – Bass
Dave Allen – Drums
Colin Ryan – Guitar

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Catalina Jazz Club / October 18, 2017

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With special guest Celia Chavez

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Special Guests – my daughter Marley & her friends join me on stage for “Love Moves”

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San Francisco – Feinstein’s at the Nikko
October 13 & 14, 2017
Grant Mitchell – Piano

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My UK Band

Mark Neary (Bass)
Grant Mitchell (Keyboards)
Dave Clifton (Guitar)
Miles Bould (Drums)

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Chris Difford Songwriting Retreat

Just back from an amazing week in Somerset at the annual Chris Difford Songwriting Retreat. I got to meet some incredible musicians and writers. Check out The Travelling Band and Robert Vincent.

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November in the UK : Live By Request

Back home in Britain and looking forward to the tour …

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Taking a break from rehearsals …

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Interview & performance at the Jo Good Show, BBC Radio

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The Band

Mark Neary : Bass
Grant Mitchell : Piano
Miles Bould : Drums

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My Mum, 1st night of the tour – Worthing, Southern Pavilion

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Cake & Balloons at Tithe Barn, Cheltenham

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Backstage with Alfie Boe being photo bombed by Michael Ball and X-Factor winner Sam Bailey. 3 amazing singers.

Michael and Alfie were truly magnificent in their incredible show at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester.

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What a wonderful gig in BURY last night, thank you. So great seeing you all and lovely to catch up with our pal splendid percussionist PAV after the gig.

So great to be back in LIVERPOOL. Here I am with the artist Marc Marot at The Martin Luther King Jnr Building. His augmented reality exhibition with the extraordinary painter Scarlett Raven, is simply stunning. Literally breath taking. Packing a velvet and visceral punch, it really is a must see / hear experience. So moving and inspiring. Click here for more.

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Well my goodness, what an eventful and memorable night at The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool. Thank you for sticking through the fire alarm. Here is the cat I thought I was going to have to save in my underwear prior to the gig starting! So glad it didn’t come to that!!!

 

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What a treat to have the G-FORCE local choir with us at the Epstein Theatre gig in Liverpool. THEY WERE AMAZING!

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We stopped for a quick visit with Annie.

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Stopped in Stratford on the way to the Bristol gig & had tea with William Shakespeare.

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Shakespearean actor Neil Hancock gave me a splendid performance of the balcony scene from Romeo & Juliet.

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Shakespeare’s grave and statue as a young man.

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London, Union Chapel Gig.

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My youngest fan Martha hobbled to her front row seat at the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne.

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Afternoon tea with my Mum before the ceremony at the Portsmouth Guildhall Wall of Fame.

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I am very proud and honored to have been inducted into The Guildhall Wall of Fame.

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October 26 : Feinstein’s at the Nikko, San Francisco CA

Heading to San Francisco …

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Me & Jon Gilutin

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October 20 : Catalina Jazz Club, Los Angeles CA

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Jon Gilutin : Piano
Mark Gorman : Bass
Dave Allen : Drums
Celia Chavez : Background Vocals & Percussion
Colin Ryan : Guitar

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April in Japan : Porcelain 25

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At the airport with Grant & Colin. Waiting for Mark & Dave.

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My first stop : Tokyo Bay

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Seeing the Cherry Blossoms up close.

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Tea, Cake & a visit with my friend Masako.

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Visiting the Asakusa Kannon Temple.

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Boat trip down the Sumida River.

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Finding my way back to the Hotel.

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Almost showtime.

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Backstage with my band before the show.
Dave Allen on Drums / Grant Mitchell on Piano / Mark Gorman on Bass / Colin Ryan on Guitars.

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Flowers after the show.

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Warming up backstage before the show.

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Best & Biggest Bowl of Noodles. Ever.

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THANK YOU JAPAN … We all had a great time!!!!

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The UK in August

Surprise Surprise! Look who we found in the audience last night at The Pheasantry! Our very own Guitarist Dave Clifton who just happened to be in London. Dave shared his magic with us all on some songs in the 2nd set.

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Porcelain 25 in New York

At the airport and ready for take off …

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Rehearsing with Special Guests Jon Regen and Alex Alexander

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It’s almost Show Time

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With Special Guests Celia Chavez & Alex Alexander

 

 

 

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Having tea with Grant & our friend Joe Mardin who worked with us on my 1st record

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Porcelain 25 in Los Angeles

My Band : Grant Mitchell on Keys / Dave Allen on Drums / Ian Walker on Bass / Colin Ryan on Guitar

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Guest Vocalists : Judith Owen / Celia Chavez / Sister Jean McLean

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Feinstein’s at The Nikko, June 18, 2015

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Japan in January 2015

Rehearsing with my super band (Ian Walker, Grant Mitchell, Herman Matthews & Colin Ryan) for our Billboard Live gigs in Japan.

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Practicing singing, walking and dancing in my fancy high black sequined shimmering shoes!

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I woke up – it was a Tokyo morning and this was the first thing that I saw.

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My splendid band and me backstage at Billboard Live, Tokyo.

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On our last night, we went to an incredible Japanese restaurant with our record company JVC and had the most delicious food!

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Aya Ohi and Norizaku Komuro from JVC

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On the fab bullet train from Osaka to Tokyo with Grant.

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After our long press day in Tokyo, we stopped off for some traditional Japanese Tempura Udon!

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We did a couple of radio interviews when we were in Japan – I sang “Happy Ever After” with Grant at both and we chatted about my new album ‘The Language of Love’
You can hear them here:
Inter FM “Happy Hour”
JFN “Simple Style” 

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