The Billy Jenkins Listening Club

Mike Pickering at the drums photographed by Beowulf Mayfield

Mike Pickering pictured at The Vortex, July 4, 2016.

A teenage ambition fulfilled...

When drummer Mike Pickering was a teenager he told a careers adviser that he wanted to be a drummer in a blues band. He had to wait a few years but in 1995 Billy Jenkins made that dream come true when he asked Mike to be part of the "holy trinity" at the heart of the Blues Collective. In this episode he recalls his part in that history...

Series Two, Episode Three: Drumming The Blues with Mike Pickering

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Club Credits

The Billy Jenkins Listening Club webcast is presented by creative photographer and former jazz columnist Beowulf "Wulfie" Mayfield, pictured above.

The music played in this episode is Every Night You Turn Away from S.A.D.

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