DEEMER Autumn news

This Autumn is shaping up for Deemer! We’ve got a new HQ for a start which is perfect for us to rehearse and try out new things. Also some great gigs coming up starting with a set at FlimFlam on Wednesday 28th September (as part of a monster triple bill). On Saturday 22nd October we’re playing a live set on Resonance FM (Hello Goodbye Show), then on Tuesday 25th, were off to Derby to play at THE WEEK, an ambitious 5 day festival of cutting edge music curated by Out Front. December 8th we’re playing at the Noise Upstairs, a long running improv-night in Manchester. December also marks the release of our cassette on Luminous Label. Launch date and location will be disclosed nearer the time. Watch this space!

In the meanwhile, check out our video:


We had a splendid couple of days recording for the next ENTROPI album at Wincraft Studios in the Cotswolds. The album is being generously funded by PRSF through their Women Make Music scheme. We’ll be releasing the album on Whirlwind Recordings in 2017. Next up we’re at Lancaster Jazz Festival on 16th September!!

Photos from LUME Festival 2016

Some great photos of LUME Festival (26th  June 2016 at IKLECTIK) taken by Alex Bonney. LUME is a platform for original and improvised music co-founded by myself and Cath Roberts in 2013. We are very proud of our first ever festival!

Entropi at Manchester Jazz Festival 27th July

Really enjoyed playing at Manchester Jazz Festival with my contemporary jazz quintet ENTROPI at The Central Library this week. Lovely crowd and great room to play in. We also got a chance to hang out and enjoy some (brief) sunshine!

Soul Immigrants gigs 29/30th July

Two really fun gigs with The Soul Immigrants these past couple of days. Signed to P-Vine Records Japan, I’ve been a member of this band since 2006! Cool tunes, shed loads of funk and lots of room to improvise, it’s really a joy to perform with this bunch of great musicians! We played at The Blues Kitchen, a cool venue in Camden last night (midnight set!) warming up for a very special set supporting Fred Wesley and the New JBs tonight at Under The Bridge. Great vibes all round!

ENTROPI @ Manchester Jazz Festival!

I am hugely excited about playing at Manchester Jazz Festival with my band ENTROPI on Wednesday 27th at Manchester Central Library 3.30pm. We’ll be playing some new material soon to be recorded and released on Whirlwind Recordings Autumn 2017.

Be great to see you there!!

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Entropi gig at Jazz re:freshed on Thurs 23rd June

Next gig with Entropi is Thursday 23rd June at Jazz re:freshed! I’ll be joined by the fabulous Andre Canniere, Rebecca Nash, Olie Brice & Matt Fisher. READ MORE.

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Deemer at Arch1

Fun set with Deemer last night at Arch1 in a triple bill with Cath Roberts and Pyne/Riches/Ward. Next Deemer album is in post production – watch this space!


ENTROPI at The Vortex Sunday 5th June

My band Entropi is playing on Sunday 5th June at the season finale of LUME at The Vortex. It’s gonna be an exciting double bill with Mike Chillingworth Trio. Advanced tickets available from The Vortex website.


Photo credit: Carl Hyde

Entropi is generously supported by PRSF Women Make Music 2016


PRSF funding announced!

Plans for Entropi‘s second album are underway thanks to generous support from PRS Foundation‘s Women Make Music‬ award!

Read more about the award on the PRSF website.

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Photo by Carl Hyde