Simply Flute – Lifestyle

Wood Vs. Silver

Powell Wood Flute Vs. Powell Silver Flute We posted this short video from my visit to the Dolce Musical Instruments shop in Tokyo, Japan on the Simply Flute Face Book page just 2 days ago. It appears to have been creating a little bit of a stir (it has reached more...

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Around Seville with Paul

Around Seville with Paul This week’s video comes from my visit to Seville in May. I hope that it will give you enough of a ‘flavour’ to consider a short holiday there sometime. You won’t be...

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Around Cordoba with Paul

Short video of my visit to Cordoba in April. This week’s offering on Simply Flute in the lifestyle section, is a short video of my visit to Cordoba in April this year. If you are ever wondering where to go for a spring break, this Andalusian city, along with Seville,...

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Adams Flute Festival

“Playing on a 14K Yamaha with a wooden Mancke headjoint, he literally sculpted phrases” Never a dull moment! I have just returned from a flute festival in Hamar in Norway. About an hour north by car from Oslo airport, Hamar is a small town next to Norway’s...

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Abbey Road

For much of this past week, I have fortunately found myself in various recording studios around London and mainly those at Abbey Road. Most people with even a degree of popular cultural awareness will know that Abbey Road Studios are the ones in which the Beatles...

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Oradour-sur-Glane

I had never heard of Oradour-sur-Glane, but my recent visit to the remains of this village in rural France, was one of the most profound experiences to occur in my life. Most people will probably never have the opportunity of visiting Oradour-sur-Glane, but it makes a...

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La Belle France with Paul

“As you know, at Simply Flute, we are attempting to bring you a varied menu of content and this week is no exception.” Another week passes and for much of it I have been in the recording studios of London with the soundtrack to the upcoming ‘Mission...

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Houses of Parliament

“Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life! For there is in London all that life can afford”,  – Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Having lived in London for a very large part of my life, I find myself more than agreeing with the wisdom of Dr. Johnson....

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Buckingham Palace

“We have the French to be grateful to for the arrival of  ‘The French School of Flute playing’” The last week has been a busy one with writing and recording material for a one off promotional study package of Kohler’s Valse de la Poupée, from 25 Romantic...

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Christmas 2015

Simply Flute Christmas 2015 Away in a Manger Download Away in a Manger 4 flute parts, full score and play-along audio. (5 click intro) Download Silent Night Download Silent Night 4 flute parts, full score and play-along audio. (6 click intro) Download Jingle Balls...

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Flute Feast in France

Flute Feast in France The Flute Feast in France will be more than just an exceptional flute holiday. Paul and Elisabeth together bring not only their international fluting experience, providing outstanding opportunities to learn and play, but also their knowledge and...

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