Paddy Milner, Tom Jones

Paddy Milner keyboard player Tom Jones

Paddy Milner is a British keyboard player and blues pianist, who amongst other things is the current keyboard player for Sir Tom Jones, and co-founder of roots / rock ‘n roll outfit Jawbone. We speak with Paddy on his musical upbringing, his love for the blues and boogie woogie and his amazing gigs with artists like Jack Bruce and Tom Jones. 

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):  

Paddy’s website

Nicky Hopkins documentary – The Session Man

Rolling Stones – She’s a Rainbow

The Kinks – Session Man

Teenage years and inspiration of the blues and boogie woogie piano

Ben Waters – Boogie 4 Stu

Studying music at King’s College London

Jazz lessons at Royal Academy of Music

Nick Weldon – In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning

Pete Brown performs White Room

Eddie Martin live – Breaking Even

Paddy’s tribute to Gerry Bron

Paddy plays Unsquare Dance live

Jawbone – Family Man

Playing with Jack Bruce

Paddy playing with Jack Bruce – Born Under A Bad Sign

Scott McKeon

Joining Tom Jones

Working for Tom Jones

Paddy’s keyboard rig with Tom Jones

Working for Sandi Thom and picking up an accordion

If you’re listening / watching Nord… glissandos on the Nord Piano 5

Paddy performing with Tom Jones – This is the Sea

Paddy’s online piano courses

Paddy’s two train wreck stories

Tag a Keyboard Player: Jon Cleary

Desert Island Discs: Dr John’s Gumbo – Dr John, Junco Partner – James Booker, Maiden Voyage – Herbie Hancock, The Last Record Album – Little Feat, Songs: The Art of the Trio Volume 3 – Brad Mehldau.

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