Edinburgh Fringe for Hot Ginger

July 30th, 2019

This summer, 1930s speakeasy band Hot Ginger are set to perform two short shows at Scotland’s world famous Edinburgh Fringe. They will appear as a trio for these shows, featuring the wonderful Kate Ferguson (vocals/guitar), Rich Hamer (guitar) and Scotland’s very own Robin MacLennan (drums).

Don’t miss them:

Saturday 17th August @7.45pm – Royal Mile, nr. St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh

Friday 23rd August @7.45pm – Royal Mile, nr. St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh


Hot Ginger

August 1st, 2018

Hot Ginger is a collaboration between superb singer/song-writer, Kate Ferguson, and guitarist, Rich Hamer. The two musicians are both well-known on the local music scene in Devon, and between them they have performed all over the UK and on BBC Radio. Hot Ginger play carefree speakeasy jazz…

Don’t miss the duo’s next show:

Sunday 12th August @The Smuggler’s Inn, Seaton, Cornwall, PL11 3JD.


Playing with an Artificial Intelligence

November 8th, 2017

Tonight will bring a very unique show to The House at Plymouth University. Music of Mixed Reality will allow human jazz musicians to perform and interact with an artificial intelligence (endearingly referred to as ‘Jerry’). Brazilian musical pioneer, Marcelo Gimenes, welcomes percussionist Mike Trevarthen, and guitarist Rich Hamer, to an open musical conversation between human and machine. There will be interplay over music ranging from jazz standards to contemporary free jazz. This show is at the cutting edge of musical discovery.

The House, 7.30pm.


Hamer & Co Release New Album

June 1st, 2017

Hamer & Co have just released their 2017 album, Double or Nothing. The band are led by British jazz guitarists, Rich Hamer and Frank Hamer. The duo are known for their live shows, which frequently feature guest musicians, and involve spontaneous and fresh improvisations. This album captures the clear, crisp sounds and familiar rolling basslines of the unique duo, breezing through their interpretations of ten jazz standards. Double or Nothing is available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and all major online music stores…