I worked with Rob Barnaville 'guitar maestro' in April, performing The Cure's 'Love Song'. at the stunning venue 'Polhawn Fort in Cornwall '. Rob is known for evoking passion via his music, through his unique fingerstyle guitar playing. His compositions will take you on an beautiful journey. Check him out on FB
July with Anders Olinder
Very happy to report that I am studio bound in July and will making music once again with the sublimely talented Anders Olinder. Cannot wait!
'I first worked with Anders gigging and touring with The Federation. Later we did lots of trio gigs together playing Jazz standards and originals. It was always brilliant to work with him as he's such an incredible player (and hilarious...)'
Listen out for more on this over the summer.
access Creative college Games and media campus Launch 2019
“THIS NEW SITE PERFECTLY EMBODIES OUR VISION FOR WHAT THE NEW PROPOSITION IS ALL ABOUT,” EXPLAINS CENTRE MANAGER SALLY LARKIN.
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New Access Creative College centre opening in March in Bristol City Centre. Please share. Open days in March and more to come...
Access Creative College is investing £5 million into the creative economy of Bristol by building a new campus in the heart of the city centre. Located in The Programme creative hub on All Saints Street, opposite Rough Trade Records, the campus will become our new home from Spring 2019.
The investment is a recognition of the growing status of Bristol as a vibrant creative city with a rapidly expanding digital sector.
new album project with Steve Hogg and Jeff Spencer
I've been recording some backing vocals for a new album project entitled; 'Steve Hogg and Jeff Spencer present Nilsson Sings Newman'. Great to be working with Steve, Mark Aubrey again and great to have the wonderful Andy Tween playing drums. Jeff's arrangements and piano playing are sublime...
Lady Nade and my band Mrs Jones & Company will provide some of the entertainment at the end of Stomp sponsored walk. Already 303 people have signed up. There will also be a fantastic farmers' market
Here is some info about the music:
Local legend Lady Nade plays haunting and beautiful original songs evoking Blues, Jazz, Acoustic Roots and Soul will perform songs from her critically acclaimed album, 'Hard to Forget' and new songs from her latest album.
Mrs Jones & Company is a band Sally Larkin formed to raise money for Penny Brohn UK. The band play a funky mix of Soul, Jazz, Latin and ’60’s pop; original songs with themes of life, love, passion with uplifting lyrics and sweet harmonies. The album, 'Life & Other Songs' will be on sale to raise funds for the charity.
Looks like a lovely day out so if you are interested, please have a read. I hope to see you at the National Centre. We should be playing between 1 - 2pm. Sally x
Penny Brohn UK
Chapel Pill Lane
News from Sally's Uncle, Colin Larkin
"Just finished a tasty project Confessin' The Blues with the Rolling Stones.
I am still working on a detailed biography of the lyricist Will Jennings and a mammoth guide to the 1000 Albums To Take To The Grave. I have also completed a visual history of Vintage Pan Books Cover Me, and still writing a monster music autobiography - Phonographic Memory."
Colin was was the first person to give me a taste of recording vocals when I was aged 13 or 14. I sang a cappella into a 4 track an oddly diverse combo of songs including The Beatles' 'Nowhere Man', The theme song to 'The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams', and 'Wouldn't it be Lovely' from My Fair Lady....
A wonderful writer and musician, Colin has always supported my projects and has kindly credited me in many of his music books and encyclopedias. The Virgin Encyclopedia of Dance Music published in 1999 is dedicated to me, as he knew I loved the genre.
Sally talks about her respect for Nade
Lady Nade is making a new album with some songs co-written by the very talented Dan Everett
She has launched a crowd funding campaign with lots of lovely rewards on offer. You can see me and others talk about our respect and support for her via this link:
Singer, Songwriter, Creative Education Leader and Mother