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Young pianist’s journey takes him to a four-night run

Twenty-year-old Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie launches his trio’s debut album, Turas, with an unprecedented four-night run at leading Glasgow jazz club the Blue Arrow...

Gateshead International Jazz Festival goes Dutch and interactive…

Gateshead International Jazz Festival is set to go Dutch in its latest incarnation as three Amsterdam-based acts. Smartphone manipulators Tin Men and the Telephone, pianist Kaja...

Joost Lijbaart brings “Under the Surface” to Scotland

Under the Surface, the group led by Amsterdam-based drummer Joost Lijbaart, plays its first concerts in the UK this month when it appears in Scotland as part of the Going Dutch...

Edinburgh churches get into the swing

Churches are hosting a mini-wave of new jazz sessions in Edinburgh, with one new series of concerts beginning this month and another that began last autumn announcing a...

New jazz series in Glasgow’s The Merchants House.

A new series of monthly jazz events begins in one of Glasgow’s most impressive landmarks when saxophonist Paul Towndrow re-imagines the legendary Charlie Parker with Strings...

Kapok takes new approach on tour in UK

There’s a restless spirit in Kapok, the trio who tour in England from November 26 to 29 for the Going Dutch celebration of jazz from the Netherlands in the UK and Ireland....

Jazz goes Dutch across the UK and Ireland

The biggest-ever celebration of jazz from the Netherlands in the UK and Ireland sees two of Europe’s most creative and exciting ensembles touring to venues in Nottingham,...

A tale of two Tommys as Scotsman Smith tours his latest album

Internationally acclaimed Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith plays Ronnie Scott’s in London on Monday 23 October as part of a tour to launch his latest album, Embodying the Light....

Pianist Philip Clouts tours England and Scotland

Pianist Philip Clouts tours England and Scotland with his quartet in October to mark the release of a new album, Umoya, one of the first releases on the new jazz imprint of...

A1 voice and piano team hit the road to Scotland

Leading jazz vocal and piano duo Tina May & Nikki Iles tour Scotland in September as part of their celebrations to mark twenty years of working together. May and Iles met when...

Award-winning Edinburgh jazz venue adds extra shows to its Fringe programme

The Outhouse in Edinburgh, which is hosting a busy jazz programme during the massive Fringe arts festival that runs in the Scottish capital every August, has added three shows...