aim is to entertain, with songs that make you
laugh, or cry, or just think – and make a
connection with listeners and audiences.
tend to get categorised as folk musicians –
I guess because what we do tends to be stripped
down, unplugged, story based. Let’s
not get into a debate about what folk music is,
suffice to say that what we do is contemporary,
with a nod to traditional themes. And we
often sing stuff that people like to join in with.
has worked as a professional and semi-professional
musician all of his adult life. Over the
years he has developed a style which fuses
jazz, folk & latin to produce a unique mix of
melody and bass rhythms. I only really found
my wings since we met in the 1990s –
although I always loved to sing, and strummed
guitar to accompany myself, it was Brian who
promised to ‘put my name up in chalk’.
the years we have written commissions for BBC
documentaries and Broadstairs Folk Week, we ran
the First Friday Folk club at the Tom Thumb
Theatre, Margate, and have been supporting
artists for Barbara Dickson, Jacqui McShee, Chris
Wood & Jez Lowe. We also won the
Milkmaid Folk Club Folk Song competition in 2016.