The “Doob Doo” album was released in May 2013. The launch event was a huge success and I’d like to thank everyone who came along to support the evening, which was a joint celebration of both the “Doob Doo” album, and the new long awaited Tudor Lodge album “Stay”. The reception we got for both albums was amazing.
I started writing the songs for this, my first solo project, in 2011, with recording getting under way in August of 2012.
I have been fortunate to have some great musicians working with me on this project, helping me produce and release this blues based album of largely original songs. My first port of call was Paul Millns, a verteran pianist/singer/songwriter with over a dozen fine albums to his credit. I am lucky enough to have known Paul since the early 1970′s so it seemed natural to ask him for advice and guidance. Paul put me in touch with drummer (and all round musician) Richard Hudson. Richard then introduced me to renowned bassist Nigel Portman Smith. Paul also introduced me to trombone player Nick Pentelow, who in turn introduced trumpet man Matt Winch, who in turn brought in trombone player Mike Innes. And so the adventure played out with one introduction leading to another so that in the end we had exactly the right blend of sixteen wonderful musicians supporting me in my endevour. I remain so grateful to them all for contributing so creatively and enthusiatically to this album. I was delighted and proud to announce the launch the the “Doob Doo” album on the 10th May 2013.
I sincerely hope that you will enjoy listening to these songs as much as I have enjoyed writing and recording them.
I am now looking forward to my next CD project which I hope to start recording in 2014.
John Cee Stannard
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The whole recording process was filmed by Jan and Phil of Badger Music Media, and in due course every track on the CD will have a video on YouTube on the John Cee Stannard channel.