JaN PuLSFoRD

still chasing the dream ...

ABOUT
Jan Pulsford is a life-long Music Composer/Producer, Broadcaster, Keyboard Player, Digital Artist and Events Designer.

During her long and varied career in the UK and USA she has written and worked with legends like Cyndi Lauper, Darlene Love, Thompson Twins, Chico Freeman, Steps, Eurovision and was an early writer of library and production music.

Living in East Anglia, Jan produces the annual Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival, which Brian Eno opened in 2022, and works locally with the Woodbridge Climate & Ecological Emergency Committee and Woodbridge Riverside Trust.

She is a mentor for the Ivors Academy and a member of their Future Sound Experience, exploring virtual worlds and AI.

Recently ‘Early Christmas Morning’, one of the songs in the Tenja Music catalogue, co-written with Cyndi Lauper, gathered over 12 million Spotify streams. Two other Lauper/Pulsford songs are featured in the recent film 'Let the Canary Sing'

Jan broadcasts a weekly 'ambient music world' on community radio, in virtual worlds and on the mothership.voyage stream.

She advocates care of the planet and citizens through music and the arts and the beautiful River Deben.

You can buy some of the early Woodbridge Music Festival Tickets from Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woodbridge-ambient-music-festival-2024-tickets-946687035407

Do get in touch - I'd love to hear from you!


  •  20/7/2024 20:00 - 22/7/2024 23:00
  • Online Event
  •  21/7/2024 19:00 - 21/7/2024 20:00
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Electronic mashups live on Mothership.Voyage every Sunday and live in virtual worlds MOTHERSHIP MASHUPS Sunday 7PM BST/11AM SLT CHAT & LISTEN: minnit.chat/radiomothership LISTEN: mothership.voyage VIRTUAL: Elibia/66/228/1501

  •  22/7/2024 21:00 - 22/7/2024 22:00
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Every Monday - ambient music world 9pm BST - an hour to relax and unwind on Felixstowe Radio 107.5FM https://www.felixstoweradio.org.uk/ Ask Alexa to play "Felixstowe Radio" #communityradio #ambient #local #felixstowe #suffolk

  •  24/7/2024 19:30
  •   The Angel, Theatre Street, Woodbridge, UK

Wednesday at the Angel in Woodbridge - one of the area’s most popular and eclectic open mics with Merlyn Bruce - All styles welcome - Sign ups from 7.30. Special takeover from Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival at 10PM on 24th July

  •  28/7/2024 13:00
  •   Food Museum, Stowmarket, Suffolk
  •  20/9/2024 17:00 - 22/9/2024 22:00
  •   Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK

We welcome you to celebrate all things ambient at the 3rd Woodbridge Ambient Music Festival held on the banks of the beautiful River Deben and in the historic town of Woodbridge Suffolk, home of ambient music, on the Autumnal Equinox weekend, 20th - 22nd September 2024. This is what we have booked so far for this community festival …. Other guest artists will be added over the next few weeks This is what we have booked so far for this community festival …. Other guest artists will be added over the next few weeks .. but do BOOK EARLY! FRIDAY 20th September 2024 5.30pm-9PM - in the historic TIDEMILL - ‘When the dog days were drawing to an end ’ Festival Reception - words, music and moving images celebrating WG Sebald’s book ‘Rings of Saturn’. 
We welcome film maker and author John Rogers to talk about Sebald’s famous walk around Suffolk; Silent Dinners with ambient music and slow films; Will Ferguson plays piano: poetry and incidental music curated by Mothership.Voyage A fascinating evening in store.The TideMill has been looking over the River Deben and milling grain for over 800 years! SATURDAY 21st September 2024 10.00am ‘Floating Equal’ on the RIVERBANKS
An informal walk celebrating the beautiful ambience of the area with words and music dotted along the river bank between Kyson Point and the Deben Cafe (HMS Vale) Led by story teller Bards Aloud, this annual event highlights the 'Save the Deben' movement started by Caroline Page.
Meet in Whisstock’s Place 10am 11am-4pm - WHISSTOCK’S PLACE Ambient DJs and lIve music including last year’s favourites Aartwork, Yoga, Wellness, Kids events and more in the vibrant square. 
Food and drink from Woodyard Pizza, BoatHouse, Coffee Link. 
Explore the Historic Riverside, Woodbridge Museum, The Saxon Ship and the Tapestries in the Longshed. 12-4pm - GI-MAC IN THE GRANARY Live ambient music, art, words and moving images including Virtual Worlds and more tech! SATURDAY - 4-8 - ST MARY’S CHURCH Pianist Tom Rogerson and Friends including Peter Chilvers for a talk and performance joined by guitarist Ted Morcald. 
Peter is best known for creating the iOS applications Bloom, Trope, Scape and Reflection with Brian Eno. 7-10pm CANTEEN AFTER PARTY - Ambient DJ sets and guests with Sundowners at the Canteen on New Street. SUNDAY 22nd September 2024 
A straight line from Market Hill down to the River - Enjoy walking through the beautiful town of Woodbridge and soaking up the ambience of this beautiful town ALL DAY - Ambient Electronic Music Open Mic at the ANGEL. The tradition continues as some of East Anglian’s finest electronic musicians descend onto one of the oldest pubs in Woodbridge for all day live music - like they’ve done since 1153 ( pre-oscillators) 3-6pm - An afternoon in the historic SHIRE HALL - Originally built by Thomas Seckford in 1575 - Moving images and live ambient music bridge the gap from the Elizabethan period to 2024 . ALL DAY - RIVERSIDE Theatre and Restaurant - Sundowners with VERY special guests, close to the station for the last trains back to London and Norwich via Ipswich and direct to Lowestoft. LISTEN to our “Ambient Music World” show on Felixstowe Radio every Monday 9PM BST streaming from Mothership.Voyage LIMITED VIP WEEKEND TICKETS £25 - entry to ALL events - dip in and out! ON SALE NOW! SAT/SUN TICKETS £20 - entry to ALL events on SATURDAY and SUNDAY ON SALE July 19th DAY TICKETS £15 - for Saturday and Sunday only, including the Church Concert on Saturday ON SALE July 26th ACCOMPANIED CHILDREN UNDER 16 FREE A community festival by the community for the community!

  •  30/6/2024 19:00 - 30/6/2024 20:00
  • Online Event

Electronic mashups live on Mothership.Voyage every Sunday and live in virtual worlds MOTHERSHIP MASHUPS Sunday 7PM BST/11AM SLT CHAT & LISTEN: minnit.chat/radiomothership LISTEN: mothership.voyage VIRTUAL: Elibia/66/228/1501

  •  26/6/2024 19:30
  •   The Angel, Theatre Street, Woodbridge, UK

Wednesday at the Angel in Woodbridge - one of the area’s most popular and eclectic open mics with Merlyn Bruce - All styles welcome - Sign ups from 7.30. I’m usually there playing with assorted Drips …

  •  24/6/2024 21:00 - 24/6/2024 22:00
  • Online Event

Every Monday - ambient music world 9pm BST - an hour to relax and unwind on Felixstowe Radio 107.5FM https://www.felixstoweradio.org.uk/ Ask Alexa to play "Felixstowe Radio" #communityradio #ambient #local #felixstowe #suffolk

  •  23/6/2024 19:00 - 23/6/2024 20:00
  • Online Event

Electronic mashups live on Mothership.Voyage every Sunday and live in virtual worlds MOTHERSHIP MASHUPS Sunday 7PM BST/11AM SLT CHAT & LISTEN: minnit.chat/radiomothership LISTEN: mothership.voyage VIRTUAL: Elibia/66/228/1501

  •  17/6/2024 21:00 - 17/6/2024 22:00
  • Online Event

Every Monday - ambient music world 9pm BST - an hour to relax and unwind on Felixstowe Radio 107.5FM https://www.felixstoweradio.org.uk/ Ask Alexa to play "Felixstowe Radio" #communityradio #ambient #local #felixstowe #suffolk

  •  16/6/2024 19:00 - 16/6/2024 20:00
  • Online Event

Electronic mashups live on Mothership.Voyage every Sunday and live in virtual worlds MOTHERSHIP MASHUPS Sunday 7PM BST/11AM SLT CHAT & LISTEN: minnit.chat/radiomothership LISTEN: mothership.voyage VIRTUAL: Elibia/66/228/1501

  •  9/6/2024 10:00 - 9/6/2024 16:00
  •   Whisstocks Place, Tidemill Way, Woodbridge, IP12 1FPWhisstock's Place

Celebrating ocean day and the beautiful place we live 10-4PM #OceanDay2024 #oceanday #regatta #community #longshed #spiritoftheriver #livemusic #woodbridgeriversidetrust #films

  •  22/4/2024 21:00 - 22/4/2024 22:00
  • Online Event

Every Monday - ambient music world 9pm GMT - an hour to relax and unwind on Felixstowe Radio 107.5FM https://www.felixstoweradio.org.uk/player/ Ask Alexa to play "Felixstowe Radio" #communityradio #ambient #local #felixstowe #suffolk

  •  20/4/2024 10:00 - 20/4/2024 16:00
  •   Whisstocks Place, Tidemill Way, Woodbridge, IP12 1FPWhisstock's Place

So looking forward to this Saturday! Celebrating earth day and the beautiful place we live 10-4PM #EarthDay2024 #earthday #whisstocks #community #localfood #transitionwoodbridge #livemusic #woodbridgeriversidetrust #craftactivities

  •  17/4/2024 19:30
  •   The Angel, Theatre Street, Woodbridge, UK

Wednesday at the Angel in Woodbridge - one of the area’s most popular and eclectic open mics with Merlyn Bruce - All styles welcome - Sign ups from 7.30. I’m usually there playing with assorted drips …

  •  15/4/2024 21:00 - 22/4/2024 22:00
  • Online Event

Every Monday - ambient music world 9pm GMT - an hour to relax and unwind on Felixstowe Radio 107.5FM https://www.felixstoweradio.org.uk/player/ Ask Alexa to play "Felixstowe Radio" #communityradio #ambient #local #felixstowe #suffolk