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“Lavish” – new studio CD to be released…

Since January I have been in the studio with Lester Barnes recording eleven new songs for “Lavish”… I am excited about this recording!  Rich orchestration including choirs, strings and some great soul-sounding horns, this is an ambitious album that I hope will echo with the message of the One whose love is most extreme…

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Acoustic Café Playlist

Here’s the play list of “Acoustic Café” – four acoustic renditions of tracks from “Dreams of a Homecoming”, four from “This is for you” and four from the forthcoming studio CD “Lavish” released in November this year. Acoustic Café 01. Train 02. A Place? 03. Arms Held Open 04. Flattered 05. Dreams of a Homecoming […]

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Recording “Acoustic Café ” Album at Porcupine

BLOG POST: 19th April 2013 “Today I spent a great morning at Porcupine Studios.   “It was to Porcupine that we brought the whole band to record the live jazz parts of “This is for you”. Nick Taylor has an amazing ability to capture live sound in an authentic way as he delves into his treasure […]

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Acoustic Cafés PRESS RELEASE

“Coffee, conversation and music with a soul – all in the best galleries, coffee houses and cafés…” Through this Spring, guitarist and singer song-writer Andy Mayo will be playing a series of “Acoustic Cafés” across the UK.  Playing without his powerful five-piece band, the music takes on a very personal quality in such intimate settings […]

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Vocal Studio Day – new CD edges closer…

Another great day in Lester Barnes’ W1 studio – developing vocals today. This was my view for much of the day!

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Heading to Durham

For the next two days I am playing at a number of events in Durham – part of the University ‘Events Week’. It’s always excellent to be involved in these happenings – many opportunities to share through this music about the Jesus Christ who liberates lives… My “acoustic” solo kit is loaded on the train […]

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Recording a new studio CD with Lester Barnes

It’s great to be working on a new CD with Lester Barnes! The plan is that it will be released in June 2013 – we will keep you posted… Eleven newly written songs that echo with the theme of a transcendent love that reaches out… Here’s a shot of Lester’s studio in W1.  With some of his […]

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CampFest – Slovakia

What a great event! Organised in the Low Tatra mountains, thousands of people from Slovakia and the surrounding countries get together for a few days of great music, networking and excellent teaching. The journey was an adventure with two planes being cancelled and then a long drive across from Austria. Travelling with rappers “Faith Child”, […]

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Sozo Music Festival Novi Sad – 2012

This is the first year that the Sozo music festival has been held in Serbia. With a magnificent stage by the River Danube, it was my privilege to open the Friday night. Having lived in Serbia, I can speak a bit of the language – in this clip you will catch me welcoming the gathering […]

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Above Bar, Southampton 24th June

On 24th June, if you’re in the neighbourhood of Southampton, come to “Above Bar” 6:30pm doors open – it’s an “Acoustic Cafe” event and you’re welcome… Click  here for a map!

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“Acoustic Cafe” – photos by Dave McNeight!

Had a brilliant night with the folks from Farnham on Saturday – what a great group of people…  It was a mellow, “Acoustic Cafe” event – about 100 people, thirteen songs in two sets of just over half an hour each, including about five songs from the new CD that is on its way. Dave […]

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“Acoustic Cafe” – 5th May, Otford

Have you ever been to Otford Manor? It’s an incredible old manor house in the hills of Kent – just outside of London. Tomorrow night I’m playing there for a group who will be staying at Otford Manor from Farnham in Surrey.  I’ll be using some of the new songs written for the CD that […]

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