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As pianist with George Melly and John Chilton’s Feetwarmers for over 10 years, I toured extensively, both at home and abroad, playing over 250 theatre concerts a year.

"On the road" in Granvilles, Stone, Staffs.
On the road

At Ronnie Scott's
Television and Radio

During that time we made numerous TV and radio appearances (Noel’s House Party, This is Your Life, The Lily Savage Show).

John Chilton's Feetwarmers (piano: JJVinten) with George Melly

Club bookings

I also performed a month-long Christmas season at Ronnie Scott's every year for ten years

Outside Ronnie Scott's Club in Birmingham


The 100 Club
After performing at London's The 100 Club; with American Pianist Ralph Sutton and the owner Roger Horton
At Ronnie Scott's

At the Nice Festival
Appearances abroad

I have been a featured guest on tours in Germany, Switzerland, France and the US, including performances at the Los Angeles Classic Jazz Festival and at the prestigious Nice Jazz Festival.

Performing at the Nice Jazz Festival


Cruising on the Aurora
After performance on the cruise ship Aurora

Performing in Dubai
With George Melly in Dubai

Hotel residencies

With my own trio I have held residencies at The Grand Hotel in Brighton and The Meridien in Picadilly.

The JJVinten Trio


The trio
The JJVinten trio