Nick Jacobs used to wear a pill-box hat in The Blue Aeroplanes and plays a telecaster like a Greek God
Dr Jill Daniels makes beautiful, warm, striking independent films
Billy Bragg took me under his wing and introduced me to the music business – great touring with him!
Richard Price is the finest of poets and novelists – we made magnificent Mirabeau happen!
Ian Kearey is a 12 string guitar virtuoso – his Elvis Presley numbers on the Dobro are genius
Doug D’Arcy, industry legend, accomplished painter, mentors me in the watering holes of Primrose Hill and the Cork and Bottle
Christie Moore kindly invited me on his sell-out tour!
Frances Gapper is a fiction writer of great talent and distinction and my oldest friend
Peter Keighron creates elegant digital artwork for the web and works of art for the cognoscenti
Spencer Roberts has the widest melodic imagination, playing almost every instrument in The Winnebago Orchestra
Dr David Chapman is a noteworthy bass and mandolin player with melody lines that prick your ears
Fyfe Dangerfield is my next door neighbour who composes classics in the middle of the night – underneath my vibrating sitting room
Nancy Campbell is an exquisite poet and book artist
Ruthie Coles is a cool photographer, painter and singer-writer
Debbie Golt is my PoweR of energy
Felix Macintosh is the smartest of producer-mentors with beautiful ears
Mosi Conde is a happiness humanologist born to play world class kora
Alison Rayner is a virtuosic double bass player sent from jazz heaven