Another bit of good news I’ve had recently is that my first trio album from last year has been nominated for Album Of The Year 2010 in the Parliamentary Jazz Awards. You can see the other entries here:  http://www.jazzservices.org.uk/JazzUK/tabid/53/Default.aspx

Fingers crossed!

Here are some upcoming dates:

9th May – Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street (with Robbie Robson and Bob Martin) 11pm

10th May – Ronnie Scotts, Frith Street (with Robbie Robson and Josephine Davies) 11pm

11th May – Ben Bastin Trio at the Ritzy, Brixton

12th May – John Turville Trio, The Forge Camden

13th May – Symphony Hall Foyer, Birmingham with Robbie Robson and Mark Goodchild (5.30-7pm)

19th May – with Dave O’Higgins Quartet, Wellingborough Castle Theatre, NN8 1XA

20th May – 8pm Emily Saunders Band, Wycombe Arts Festival, Irish Centre, High Wycombe

22nd May – 1.30pm Emily Saunders Band, Bulls Head, Barnes

23rd May – Dog Soup, The Oxford, Kentish Town

25th May – E17 Large Ensemble, The Cricket Club, Walthamstow

26th May – Tim Whitehead Quartet, 606 Club, Chelsea

27th May – St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, Wales

28th May – Gilad Atzmon, 606 Club, Chelsea

3rd June – Phil Woods+Tom Harrell tribute – The Crypt, Church Street, Camberwell

4th June – with Kathleen Willinson and Tim Whitehead, Rugby School

5th June (afternoon) – Gilad Atzmon Quartet, Richomnd

5th June (evening) – Gilad Atzmon Quartet, Bristol (venue tbc)

9th June – Ben Bastin Trio at Rays Jazz @ Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London

10th June – St James Picadilly, Miles Davis Tribute Concert

13th June – Rory Simmons Trio, The Oxford, Kentish Town

16th June – Jim Hart Quartet, Chichester Jazz Club

17th June – Alex Merritt Quartet, The Gallery, Bethnal Green , London

23rd June, Ray’s Jazz Cafe, Ben Bastin Trio (6-7.30)
Olivers Cafe, Greenwich, Tom White/Trevor Mires Group 9.30-11.30pm

25th June – El Ultimo Tango, The Pump House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

29th June – with Bobby Wellins, The Cricket Club, Walthamstow

30th June – Gilad Atzmon, Glasgow Jazz Festival

2nd July – with Daventry Choral Society, venue tbc

9th July – with Kathleen Willinson/Tim Whitehead, Winchester Jazz Festival

10th July – Gilad Atzmon Quartet, Swanage Jazz Festival, Dorset