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Guy Fletcher is the new patron of The Songwriting Charity

Guy Fletcher is the new patron of The Songwriting Charity

GregJohnson July 24, 2012 0

As the Nathan Timothy Foundation – The Songwriting Charity celebrates its first anniversary, renowned songwriter and chairman of the PRS, Guy Fletcher, has been revealed as their new patron. Formed in 2011 the Nathan

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London man reclaims record for world’s highest gig

London man reclaims record for world’s highest gig

GregJohnson May 28, 2012 0

Waking off-stage after a successful performance you may remark upon feeling “on top of the world”, but for one London-based musician, that natural high came from an all together different source last week. In

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Win 40 Boss pedals and help raise money for charity

Win 40 Boss pedals and help raise money for charity

GregJohnson May 25, 2012 0

From distortions to delays, Boss are the world renowned name guitarists turn to when they need a compact effects pedal. Now, the world famous pedal manufacturers are giving away their full range of compact

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Cultural Olympiad celebrates the homeless who are turning their talents to music

Cultural Olympiad celebrates the homeless who are turning their talents to music

GregJohnson April 11, 2012 0

Whilst many may think the London Olympics is solely about focussing on sport, the world’s premier multi-sport event is also offering a spotlight to charitable arts projects. As part of the Cultural Olympiad taking

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School Children take part in Olympic songwriting

School Children take part in Olympic songwriting

GregJohnson February 29, 2012 0

Children from Cambridge and London are showing their creativity by taking part in a marathon songwriting project, with the forthcoming Olympics being the central theme. Budding songwriters from 26 schools will be involved in

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Learn To Play Day 2012: More attractions added to bumper event at Musicroom Portsmouth

Learn To Play Day 2012: More attractions added to bumper event at Musicroom Portsmouth

GregJohnson February 24, 2012 1

Musicroom Portsmouth have expanded their plans for Learn to Play Day, announcing three new attractions for the free, open event on 31 March. Alongside free guitar lessons running throughout the day, an expert from Tanglewood

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MC5 bassist and educational music charity founder Michael Davis dies

MC5 bassist and educational music charity founder Michael Davis dies

GregJohnson February 20, 2012 0

Bass guitarist and music education charity founder Michael Davis has died from liver failure at the age of 68. He had spent his youth in the 1960s and early 1970s in punk rock band

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Music retailers get the public playing at inaugural Learn To Play Day event

Music retailers get the public playing at inaugural Learn To Play Day event

GregJohnson February 15, 2012 0

Next month will see the launch of what could be a landmark annual event in which people start learning to play an instrument they have never tried before. Called National Learn to Play Day,

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