At Last I’m back too! First time in a Blue Moon…six months. S’Wonderful to be singing with the band again, only six of us today, but still an absolute joy…and They Can’t Take That Away From Me…!
Most of the band, just missing Adam (keyboards) and me, Pat (vocals) met up for the first time in nearly six months, for a rehearsal in the car park at Ridgewood, where we normally meet up – room 10 isn’t big enough for social distancing.
I think they sound great, bearing in mind we’ve not played together in such a long time. Simon (drums) said it was like we’d never been apart.
Of course, there are drawbacks to playing outdoors…! (Look our for Dan (trombone) and his fancy footwork!)
I’ll be there too next week, weather permitting! I can’t wait….
I’ve just uploaded my part for our next ‘Zoom’ video…..Richard, our talented bassist is doing the honours this time.
After last week’s rather unsuccessful attempts at playing together using Zoom, we decided just to have a chat today – and it was much better! So nice to hear and see everyone. And we’re making plans to try to do some remote recording, which will be fab…..fingers crossed!
Room 10 are looking for more gigs this year – it’s what we like doing best!
Please contact us on our contacts page if you’d like to discuss costs etc – we might be cheaper than you think! (And if we’re not…maybe we can sort something out….)
We had a longer rehearsal tonight, as it’s the last before Sunday’s gig. We wanted to go over our entire set, and we’re doing lots of new material – it needed work!
Lovely Rich, the bassist, brought along some extra equipment to help me with the vocals, so I’ll be actually able to hear myself – what a novelty!
I really enjoyed myself tonight, so if you come along to the Warmley Jazz Club on Sunday afternoon, if you enjoy yourself a quarter as much as I did this evening, you’ll have a great time!
A few of us visited the Warmley Jazz Club today for a recce (don’t be misled – it’s not actually in Warmley, it’s in Cadbury Heath!)
It’s a nice venue, with a warm welcome and a good bar, we’re playing here on the afternoon of Feb 2nd – please do come, it’ll be a blast!