PURPLE RAIN

Even though there is a lovely version of the choir singing this at Cecil Sharp House, I thought you might like to see the version that we did at St George’s in Bristol as part of the 3 Bucket Jones tour this summer with members of the Tredegar Town Band.

Going Home

Well the summer holiday was full of complete exhaustion from the 3 Bucket Jones tour, I bet big super musician don’t have to do all their own admin organising every thing, and we had different marvellous singers at every show then get on stage and sing. Its ok. It is a wonderful thing. Just  before we are back … More Going Home

Press Release – 3 Bucket Jones Make a Splash for Water Aid

3 Bucket Jones   gitika@mac.com PRESS RELEASE ‘glorious sonic depths that you’ll want to explore time and time again’  – Acoustic magazine ‘they gel so well, it’s as if they have been jamming together their entire careers’ – The Musician 3 Bucket Jones – Make a Splash for Water Aid 3BJ met at a songwriting workshop at Monnow Valley … More Press Release – 3 Bucket Jones Make a Splash for Water Aid

It’s My Birthday

So to celebrate I am posting the newest video to help the release of our second album TAKE THESE GHOSTS 8th July. Made with footage up a hill in Shropshire with glamorous walking boots, rainbow socks ( you have to watch until you see the rainbow socks) a video phone  and no stylist . It was … More It’s My Birthday

COMMUNITY VOICEWORKS

The new book is out by myself and the fantabulous Alison Burns.  The book is mostly acapella songs, but there are chord symbols and several optional piano accompaniments too. One of the wonderful features of the book is the audio. When you buy the book you get a cd with 156 tracks of every individual … More COMMUNITY VOICEWORKS

I’m Still Singing

I am so excited. Me and Andy McCrorie-Shand wrote a song for National Sing Up Day – Called I’m Still Singing -here is a great video of them singing Girls’ College Bulawayo Senior Choir, National Sing Up Day Anthem, “I’m Still Singing”

3 Bucket Jones

The new band is progressing well. The band has a twitter feed ( please follow us @3bucketjones)  a sound cloud page, and the beginnings of a website –  you can have a sneak preview of some of the tracks from the album. http://3bucketjones.com Here is the first track from the album…you can click it if you like … More 3 Bucket Jones

Happy -Acapella

Long time no post! So here is a great video of two separate performances of my arrangement of Pharrell Williams’ Happy. The first sung by 350 glorious teenagers and the second by 75 wonderful Adults… dedicating this blog to Fred my lovely Dad….x x x

The Tubthumping Chorus

I am running a new choir at the Bishopsgate Institute in the new year called The Tubthumping Chorus. Singing songs that might shelter under the umbrella of “folk” is rather a good description, and means we will be singing a really WIDE selection of repertoire. The  75 strong Amazing Bishopsgate Singers will continue to ROCK … More The Tubthumping Chorus