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Selected upcoming gigs of my own =
February 13-29: Martin Speake quartet UK tour. Calum Gourlay will play bass. For drums, Jorge Rossy is on the first seven gigs through the Pizza Express, then we are joined by Jeff Williams.
+13 Birmingham Conservatoire +14 Wakefield +15 Leeds +16 Manchester +17 Hastings +18 Watermill Dorking +19 Pizza Express London +20 Cambridge +21 Sheffield +22 Brighton +23 Wells Cathedral School +24 Abingdon School +25 Cheltenham +26 Basel (Switzerland) +27 Aberdeen +28 Leeds College of Music +29 South Hill Park Bracknell
+ April 10 and 11: Ethan Iverson All -Star Quartet Featuring Al Foster, Chris Potter and Ben Street at Iridium, NYC.
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Sonatas and Études: Classical music essays, including major pieces on Glenn Gould and Igor Stravinsky.
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