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JPMB Solace, International Society of Bassists review

The International Society of Bassists magazine has posted a lovely review of Solace, the album I released last year with Matt Baker, and some richly deserved props for Matt’s fine playing.

Madrid International Jazz Festival

I’ll be playing at Bogui Jazz in Madrid in a couple of weeks as part of the Madrid International Jazz Festival, with Matt Baker on bass :

Thursday Nov 19 : 10.30pm Bogui Jazz, Calle del Barquillo, 29, 28004 Madrid

jpmb bogui

We’ll also be playing at CMB in El Escorial on Friday :

Friday Nov 20 : 22.00pm, CMB, Calle Floridablanca 2, San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Concerts in Finland, September 2015

I have a couple of piano duo concerts coming up in Finland in September. Featuring Matt Baker on bass.

Wednesday Sept 16 : Poppari Jazz club, Jyvaskyla 9.30pm

Friday Sept 19 : JPMB with guest Mikhail Zatin, Kuopion Musiikkikeskus, Kuopio 9pm

John Pickup / Matt Baker Duo album “Solace” released

The piano and bass duo album “JPMB – Solace” I recorded with Matt Baker at La Buisonne Studios is now out on Snibor Records. It’s available on cd from http://www.sniborrecords.com/catalogue.html (or from me directly) or as a digital release on itunes, google and other platforms.

The album features six of my compositions and one by Matt, plus film themes by Bernard Herrmann, Alex North and Ryuichi Sakamoto. And one tune from the Muppet Show.

John Pickup / Matt Baker recording at La Buissonne Studios

Pictures from last week’s duo recording at La Buissonne Studios, Avignon :

“A-Train” Live at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar, Valencia

One tune from my solo piano gig on Thursday at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar.

John Pickup / Matt Baker Duo @ Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar

Next Friday I’ll be playing a duo gig, with Matt Baker on bass, at Jimmy Glass Jazz Bar, Valencia.