Songs for a New World

Whist 2017 was still a concept in out minds, I was approached by the chairman of the Stone Revellers Theatre Group, Leo Capernaros, who told me he was putting on a production of Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World. The music is rather unusual: elements of jazz, gospel, blues, pop, classical, and many other things besides, performed by a small band. And, whilst looking for a pianist who could make something of this music, he came across my business card in his pocket, which he'd picked up at an event I'd performed at. The Stone Revellers are well-known for making innovative use of their small theatre, with the most enormous effort going into the set design, incorporating an unusual lay

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