The evolution of 3 Bucket Jones started at a song writing retreat at Monnow Valley Studio in Sept 2013 - 1st song on 1st album written on the1st day we met.
Gitika Partington singer, ( she taught music to over 3000 inner city kids) runs a folk choir the tubthumping chorus and a pop choir. They sing these songs- she arranges for acapella) Andy McCrorie - Shand composer and Garry Hughes (sound designer, keyboards). 2 albums down the line and 11 more SINGLES OF THE MONTH by Andy and Gitika, the collective is continually evolving . Andy and Gitika took the Buckets on the road in 2016 with the help of guitarist Bruce Knapp, a multitude of backing singers ( 300 in all) and 5 members of the Tredegar Town Band (Britain's got talent 2017). We were recording the singles in a basement in Cardiff, but now are back in Gitika's teeny tiny room in Holloway where she has been arranging and recording songs and acapella arrangements for her choirs for the last 25 years. Bambelela..Never Give Up!