BANDS / PROJECTS /COLLEAGUES
I'm the drummer with the following bands which are currently active gigging and / or recording :
PARTIKEL ( Duncan Eagles - tenor and soprano sax / Max Luthert - bass ) (Since July 2009 ; 5th album - Anniversary Song - to be released on Berthold Records in 2022.)
JULIAN COSTELLO QUARTET (with guitarist Maciek Pysz or pianist Dave Beebee and bassist Dave Jones ; album recorded in May 2022 so not yet released.)
THE DAVE JONES NONET (with Henry Lowther, Mark Armstrong, Nick Mills, Tony Woods, Pete Hurt, Chris Biscoe and John Turville) (Album recorded in 2018 but not yet mixed.)
Assorted collaborations with Julian Nicholas, David Beebee and Imogen Ryall including David's quartet/quintet, Imogen's Mingus project and Julian's long-term exchange with Czech musicians Emil Viklicky and Petr Dvorsky.
("The David Beebee Quartet" is freely available on Bandcamp. Julian's project with Emil, Petr, Imogen and I is recording at David's studio in June 2022.)
TRIO AKE (with Alex Merritt and Kevin Glasgow) (YouTube videos recorded in August 2018 ; loose plans for an album sometime.)
ADAM DYER TRIO (with Jakub Cywinski) (CD recorded in September 2020/April 2021 but as yet unreleased.)
HoFoDuo (with pianist Alex Ho - cd being completed in 2022)
ANTONIO MARZINOTTO "GALLEASS" PROJECT (with Bruno D'Ambra - cd recorded in May 2021 but as yet unreleased)
I've gigged and / or recorded with the following "names" ( * denotes "recorded with" ) :
Marc Almond (*) / Jason Rebello / Clare Teal / Pee Wee Ellis / Camille O'Sullivan (*) / Jim Mullen / The London Jazz Orchestra directed by Scott Stroman / Dave O'Higgins (*) / Guy Barker / Nigel Hitchcock / Mark Nightingale / Alan Barnes / Bobby Shew / Bud Shank / Mornington Lockett / Gareth Lockrane / Dave Newton / Ross Stanley (*) / Nigel Price (*) / Martin Shaw (*) / Nicolas Meier (*) / Yuri Golubev / Simon Allen / Henry Lowther (*) / Martin Speake / John Etheridge / Brandon Allen / Najma Akhtar / Ola Onabule (*) / Elaine Delmar / Mike and Gabriel Garrick (*) / Tony Kofi / Jim Hart / Benet McLean (*) / Hadrien Feraud / Kevin Glasgow (*) / Aruan Ortiz / Gilad Atzmon / John Turville (*) / Bill Watrous / Brian Dee (*) / Nathaniel Facey / Ant Law (*) / Gabrielle DuComble (*) / Damon Brown / Laura Jurd / Kristian Borring (*) / Martin Hathaway / Jez Franks / Neil Yates (*) / Alex Hutton (*) / Leon Greening / Tim Lapthorn / Quentin Collins / Mike Gorman / Tracey Bennett / Issy Van Randwyck / Gerard Kenny / Jimmy James / Victor Mendoza / Laurie Holloway / Derek Nash / Paul Booth / Geoff Gascoyne (*) / Mick Hutton (*) / Steve Melling/ John Crawford / Byron Wallen / Justin Adams (*) / Zhang Bichen (also known as Diamond Zhang, Chinese pop star) (*) / Cheng Bi (Chinese pop star) (*)
.......AT VENUES INCLUDING : Abbey Road, RAK and Real World Studios, The Royal Albert Hall, Ronnie Scott's, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The China Drum Summit (Beijing) in 2015 and 2016 ( with Dave Weckl, David Garibaldi, Mark Giuliana, Pete Lockett, Steve Smith, Alex Acuna, Thomas Lang, Billy Kilson, Gerald Heyward, Billy Cobham, Will Calhoun and others !), Rochester NY International Jazz Festival, London EFG Jazz Festival, The Vortex, 606 Club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Birmingham Town Hall, Blackpool Tower Ballroom, The JZ Club in Shanghai, Sunset and Baiser Sale in Paris, the Edinburgh Festival, Brecon Jazz Festival, the Love Supreme Festival and Cadogan Hall.