The Beat Goes On…

Our thanks go to Claude Lamamy from France who sent in a link to this rendition of that well-known King Crimson tune, Waiting Man. Performed by the French ensemble Orkestra Percussion, it’s a great [...]

2017-10-30T13:17:05+00:00 November 18th, 2010|

New venue added

An evening appearance at the Guitar Center, Manhattan, NY has been added to the public dates on Bill's US trip in December. December 1st: Guitar Centre, Manhattan, NY December 2nd: Drummers Collective, NYC, NY December [...]

2017-10-30T14:49:50+00:00 October 11th, 2010|

Bill back in the USA in December

Summerfold Records, in conjunction with Tama Drums and Jawbone Press, is pleased to announce that Bill will be making four public appearances in the US soon: December 2: Drummers Collective, NYC December 3: Manhattan School [...]

2017-10-30T14:57:35+00:00 September 30th, 2010|

Howdy, Partner!

All About Jazz informs us that trumpeter Alex Sipiagin has a new solo album out Alex, if you didn’t know, was part of the incendiary brass section that produced so many thrills and spills during the Earthworks [...]

2017-10-30T15:09:21+00:00 September 20th, 2010|

It’s not what you’ve got, but how you use it

Back in 1993 Bill gave a talk to the Percussive Arts Society where he talked about his career and offered a few tips on his approach to the good folks gathered in Columbus, Ohio. “In [...]

2017-11-22T11:57:23+00:00 September 9th, 2010|

eBook Bill

Bill’s autobiography is available now as an eBook. You can download the book onto your kindle or other eBook reader of your choice, or indeed your PC by visiting his eBook page at Waterstones. Meanwhile you [...]

2017-10-30T15:19:30+00:00 August 8th, 2010|

Bruford Competition

There’s an opportunity to win yourself a copy of any one of the three studio Bruford albums. All you have to do is answer a simple question, wait for a few days, and before you [...]

2017-10-30T15:20:52+00:00 August 1st, 2010|

Chris Dagley dies in motorcycle accident

Chris was a great player that I saw regularly at Ronnie's in London. Constantly working because he provided just what the doctor ordered for the many people he played with at the club, he was [...]

2017-11-22T11:59:05+00:00 July 30th, 2010|

Bruford and the Beat DVD

This is just to let you know that the re-issue of the Bruford and the Beat DVD is now available at our online store. The material was filmed in New York City and New Haven, Connecticut, [...]

2017-11-22T11:59:26+00:00 July 27th, 2010|

Earls Court Lit. Fest. success at the 606 Jazz Club, Chelsea

Thanks to all and sundry, especially the Festival Organisers, club owner Steve Rubie, and saxophonista and interviewer Tim Garland, for a great evening last night. An on-stage discussion of issues raised in Bill's recent book [...]

2017-10-30T15:28:02+00:00 July 23rd, 2010|