Give the gift of music this Christmas!

For a while, in my cash-strapped student years, I used to make personalised CDs for members of my family as part of their present. Some of my favourite tracks to listen to at the time, as well as some tracks I thought they would enjoy.

Some were never listened to, but for others it was a really popular present.

And while the title of this blog is certainly sprinkled with a healthy dollop of cheese (!), if you get it right, music can actually be a great gift for people. And since there aren’t many concert tickets for sale at the moment, here are some ideas for anyone in your life who likes music and especially how I go about it.

Get them started or back playing the piano with a special introductory bundle or a subscription to

Email me at me if you think they would prefer to choose their learning path themselves. I’ll get a voucher to you and will talk them through the options in January to maximise the value they get from it.

You can browse my back catalogue of albums and EPs here.

Or – if they prefer the guitar I know that colleagues of mine Gerry Grennan and Dave Flynn will be able to help you out. Again let me know if that’s the case and I’ll put you in touch.

And you even don’t have to leave your house!

Photo by Kira auf der Heide on Unsplash