Hi everybody,

The Way Out West gigs at the Turk’s Head, Twickenham have been going down a storm and my band – the Tony Woods Project – is there on the Sunday 19th May playing some new tunes as well as some old favourites.

The Turk’s Head, 28 Winchester Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1LF

Doors 6pm, music 6.30pm

Tickets here

Tony Woods – saxes, Mike Outram – guitar, Rob Millett – vibes, Andy Hamill – bass, Milo Fell – drums

The Tony Woods Project plays its own brand of melodic, folk inspired jazz and has received great critical acclaim for its four albums.

“Colourful, evocative music from one of the most distinctive groups on the UK jazz scene” Ian Mann
European sensibility and American grooves united” Jazz UK
★★★★ (the Guardian)

 Here is a clip of us playing a new tune for the first time at the end of our last recording session in Rob’s studio…

Forthcoming gigs:

  • May 8th: with Nette Robinson @ East Grinstead Jazz Club link here
  • May 11th: with Dave Jones Nonet @ the Bull’s Head, Barnes.link here
  • May 18th: Home Thoughts Soiree Chez Nous. Send me an email to reserve a place on [email protected]
  • May 19th: with Tony Woods Project @ the Turk’s Head, Twickenham. starts 6.30. link here
  • June 8th: with Nette Robinson @ the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall. link here
  • June 21st: with Nette Robinson @ Carshalton Jazz
  • June 22nd: with Nette Robinson @ Parade’s End Bookshop, Ham. link here
  • June 30th: with Nette’s Little Big Band @ Hampton Hub

Other News:

  • Our friend the bass player Mark Rose (who played beautifully with us on 21st April) has just released a fantastic new CD called “In the Morning After it Rained” with Mike Outram, Chris Nickolls, Sam Leak, Sara Dowling.

The Woods Shed
I run a Jazz Workshop and Jam session at the Village Centre, Englefield Green on Monday nights. More info here

Chippings From The Woods Shed:

  • Remember to leave space when improvising – you can even take the instrument out of your mouth, or your hands away from the instrument! Find a good note to stop on – see what Miles said to Coltrane…