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“Appleyard could well be the most accomplished new UK jazz guitarist to come along since Femi Temowo…”

“One of the new crop of jazz musicians, making a mark on the scene…” -
Julian Joseph, BBC Radio 3

“Pembroke Road marks a strong debut… The maturity of their group dynamic is impressive. It’s a wonderful sound world, played and written exquisitely…” -
Jazz UK Magazine

“Cool and fluid elegance…””
Live Review **** Ian Mann (The Jazz Mann)


BBC introducing

Urchin on BBC Introducing

Just a quick one – very happy to have had an Urchin tune “Right Place” played on Tom Robinson’s BBC 6 (BBC Introducing) show…

Have a listen here at 23 minutes …

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Urchin at Omnibus Clapham


It’s been a busy couple of months for myself and my new band; Urchin.
Firstly, thanks for everyone who came out and supported us at our launch at Pizza Express/London Jazz …

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Scorsese Agreement

Oct/November Fun Gigs

The next two months – October/November are very busy and I thought I would share some of the fun gigs that are coming up with various projects…

1. Tonight! (late notice) …

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Urchin Promo shot

URCHIN: Videos + News


There are a few updates for my new project “Urchin”.
If you haven’t seen the other post, Urchin is my new vocal led, 8 piece band with a 3 piece sax …

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