Vernon loves to sing standards both jazz and soul with a high energy performance. Having played in London funk bands Kayo and Flight UK (think Hi Tension and Light of the World style bands) and midlands R & B soulsters ‘Can’t Play Won’t Play’ (including two-toners Selector’s drummer) as well as Jazz Fusioneers ‘The Bean Machine’.
Vernon then moved on to mainstream jazz guitar and vocals and has played at various jazz festivals including Southport, Marlborough, Chester, Nantwich Jazz & Blues , Wigan and Audlem including support for ‘Snake Davis’ with the band ‘Afro Blue’ and also with the sextet ‘So What Now’. Vernon has also supported Geno Washington , Acoustic Alchemy and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon has played at in-store events for John Lewis in York as well as at both Haydock and Aintree race courses.