I had a reality check tonight while at a gig. After finishing a conversation with a pianist who had just performed twenty minutes improv on stage and when introducing myself to a photographer. It was quite a surreal moment and it all began when he asked if I could play any instrument.
For an eighteen year old, to have been playing for ten years and to have done gigs at the Cavern Club, NEC, Symphony Hall, Jam House, NIA, O2 Academy, HMV Institute, Birmingham Ballroom, Town Hall, Villa Park and well, if its in Birmingham, you can sure add it to the list too. That’s not bad. I then began thinking about when I met Roger Taylor as a kid and having Steven K Amos buying you pints, that’s not bad.
But these don’t really hit me as much as the next thought that passed my mind. Continue reading