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Piano lessons: I-Play Music Centre

I-Play Music

From September 2016 I’ll be starting my first teaching piano/keyboard lessons at I-Play Music centre in Surrey. After many early years of classical piano study and later years studying and playing jazz, pop, gospel and other styles I’m excited to be able to pass on and share my continuously growing knowledge and experience with others.

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WTW Big Band

WTW Big Band

It’s always a pleasure to play keys for the lovely community WTW Big Band. I first played a guest number with the supporting WTW Jazz Band a few years ago and have since “depped” (filled in/helped out) on piano for

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Keyboard player for Myke Masters Band

I joined the funky, jazz fusion Myke Masters Band (MMB). My first event with MMB – Myke Master Band Clinic – is 1.30-3.30pm on WEDNESDAY 4th November 2015 at the Hideaway Jazz Club in southwest London.

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Gigs galore: Film, Circus, Music and Tap dance

Is it possible for me to learn a piano Latin jazz number, based on a Oscar Peterson version, and two songs in time for the debut performance of a new tap company? How about trying my hand at compering for a circus cabaret? Now seems like a good time to take on my first ever feature film job that happens to be physically demanding. And while I’m at it, why not throw in a couple of special tap dance gigs? Let’s not forget about learning and playing the keyboard in a band for a music gig at the RFH. All in just over one month? Go!

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Music projects

Myke Masters Band at Hideaway Jazz Club, 4th Nov 2015

January 2015: Annette joins the new tap dance company, Old Kent Road, as the pianist for their debut performance of Fall Out at The Place’s annual festival Resolution! on Thursday 12th February 2015.

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Applying for a Diploma in Jazz and Pop music

How ELQs nearly scuppered my plans to study a part time Diploma in Jazz and Popular Music at Goldsmiths College.

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The Tipton Project

Cabaret style duo act Annette Walker and Natalie Verhaegen bring you their set of original jazz music arrangements which includes rhythm tap dance and an amazing aerial act

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Blues Piano 29 Sept-9 Nov 2009

Journal entry for Blues Piano 29 Sept – 9 Nov 2009

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