Tom Skinner’s Science Project Release Debut LP ‘First Set’ Dedicated to Red Dirt Pioneer – American Blues Scene

Singer-songwriter and Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer Tom Skinner, a member of Garth Brooks’ early band, is hailed as a founding father of the Red Dirt music movement. Before passing away in 2015, his final wish was that his musical collaborators carry on the weekly Wednesday Night showcases he founded – a regular event known … Read more

Frances Madden (Australian singer, songwriter, pianist. UK debut at 606 Club, 24 July) – London Jazz News

“France Madden’s songwriting is a great mixture and is incredibly accessible to the public, with beautifully written melodies”. Chong Lim AM, who has been musical director or producer for many of Australia’s most renowned artists, produced Frances Madden’s most recent album “Beautiful World” and is full of praise for the Sydney-born singer, songwriter and pianist. … Read more

Paul Edis Sextet (Debut for new group + premiere of new work ; PizzaExpress Jazz Club, 19 July) – London Jazz News

County Durham-born pianist/composer Paul Edis is best known for his work as Musical Director and co-songwriter for Jo Harrop – they are originally from the same town, Chester-Le-Street; Paul Edis is now based in London. 19 July sees the debut of a new sextet. They will give the premiere of a new suite of pieces … Read more