Accidental Love by Sterry Cartoons Valentines day is not my favourite day of the year, but it is a nice marker on the way to pancake day and Easter (cue unexplained tonnes of chocolate). Available on Cards and all sorts of things here. Continue reading Accidental Love – Music Cartoon
This cartoon is available on t-shirts, mugs, cushions and other gifts from the Sterry Cartoons Shop. Silly Methods of Musical Transport: Boat Bass Paddling to a gig in a fibreglass double bass. Apparently someone used to make fibreglass double basses in Salcombe, and they were perfectly fine if you used the body of the bass as a boat. Walking/Weightlifting Walking back from a gig with a very, … Continue reading How do musicians get to orchestra?
I’ve not been on here for a while, but while I’ve been away, some of my favourite bands have been very busy! I’ll be telling you about a few of these bands over the next few weeks, but the first band I’d like to give a big shoutout to is Dubclass! WHY I LOVE DUBCLASS Dubclass are an energetic Space Reggae band from the deep dark … Continue reading Dubclass have a new album!
The Dartmouth Chronicle printed news about our performance at Dartmouth Football Club at 8:45pm tonight (Saturday 19th October)! The article reads: Rock on South Hams Newspapers. The eight strong combo Ansa Back which boasts one South Hams newspaper reporter, a photographer and a production wizard, will be in concert at Dartmouth football club tomorrow. The band, which has a repertoire spanning more than 20 years … Continue reading Ansa Back make an appearance in The Dartmouth Chronicle!
My latest artwork hasn’t had anything to do with Sterry Cartoons. Most recently I’ve been designing this logo for Hamer & Isaacs gypsy swing band. The band have had a number of successes in the South West and London, with performances at Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant in Padstow and upcoming performance at The Royal Albert Hall on March 8th (see their shows page for more information). Don’t … Continue reading Hamer & Isaacs Logo Design
My ambition, above anything else is to make a living from things that make people smile. It’s why I love music, cartoons, comedy – other people being happy and sharing just a single little moment brings me more happiness than anything else and if I can’t create and share experiences and laughter with other people then I don’t really know what my life is for. … Continue reading Hopes, Dreams and Designs
LIVE JAZZ tonight at the Mill Club, Kingsbridge from ‘The John Sterry Trio’ (aka. The Sterrys). ~ Tonight I’m playing with The Sterrys Jazz Trio to raise money for The Poppy Appeal! I’ve played there once before and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I’m hoping that this time will be the same. Continue reading TONIGHT: Free Live Jazz in Kingsbridge
This is the best week I’ve had in such a long time! Mainly because lots of interesting things are happening: Monday – Lovely walk around Mount Edgcumbe and Kingsand with great company (the image above was taken from the Amphitheatre woods at Mount Edgcumbe). Tuesday – Meeting people, helping out and my first experience of attempting to play harmonium. Wednesday (today) – Caught up with … Continue reading An Amazing Week
On Wednesday 25th Jan, there was a brilliant session at the Royal Oak. About a week before, my dad (Joe) and I had been asked we’d like to come and join in with some blues with Ben Carr and a few guest musicians. Neither of us knew exactly how it would work and we’d had no idea what we were going to play – just … Continue reading The Royal Oak Blues Night