Category Archives: Improvisation

First podcast ready.

This is the very first podcast about musical comedy improvisation that I have done with Heather, my musical improv partner in crime. Please listen and let us know what you think. Also watch this space for my how music works … Continue reading

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Mayday, Music Box and The Miller.

It’s been a fantastic run of gigs and general improv life this week.  Maydays were at the Miller (pub near London Bridge that is fast becoming the London home of improv) on Tuesday, trying out our new Confessions! Show.  The … Continue reading

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The warmest church in Sussex.

It is healthy to be reminded why we do what we do sometimes. Last night was a prime example of this. The quiet village of Poynings nestles snugly behind the South Downs, safely shielded from the brashness of Brighton, guarding … Continue reading

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Music, improvisation, and non verbal communication.

Musical improvisation and Non Verbal Communication   While studying music at University I was fortunate enough to play the violin in a string quartet.  Being students, there were many convoluted and bizarre relationships among the four people playing, and we … Continue reading

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Notes on improvisation

Improvisation is become my main source of expression nowadays. I work closely with an improvised comedy troupe in Brighton called The Maydays.  I am solely in charge of providing the music for anything that might happen on stage; songs, dramatic … Continue reading

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