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Sax and trumpet recreate classics – with strings attached

Two of Scotland’s leading jazz musicians step into big shoes when they pay tribute to musical giants at a special concert presentation of the music from classic albums Charlie...

Laura Macdonald & David Berkman launch new CD

Scottish Saxophonist Laura Macdonald and New York pianist David Berkman mark the release of their new Duets album with a London Jazz Festival launch and a series of dates in...

South African Clouts hitting the road to Scotland

You don’t need a degree in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University to play jazz but it certainly helped pianist and composer Philip Clouts. South Africa-born Clouts, who...

Featured Venue | The 606 Jazz Club London

By: Rob Adams Ronnie Scott used to joke that the food his jazz club in Soho, London served was delicious because “fifty thousand flies can’t be wrong.” Four miles west, at...

The drummer who floored “Q” takes his exciting young band to Scotland

When it comes to professional advice, London-based drummer Ollie Howell, who is about to lead his acclaimed quintet on its first tour of Scotland, can call on the best available....

Colianni, Bancroft, Mullen & Molley take it from the Bridge in Scotland

Bridge Music, the organisation that promotes jazz in the Jazz Bar in Edinburgh and Glasgow Art Club, has announced a full programme for September and October. New York-based...

Fusion collective Fat-Suit hit the road in Europe

Scottish fifteen-piece fusion collective Fat-Suit have announced their first European tour, beginning later this month. The band, which formed last year and has been likened to...

Jim Mullen receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Scottish Jazz Awards

Singer Alison Affleck, saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, and long-serving BBC radio producer Keith Loxam were among the prize winners at the...

Tobin wins top prize at Edinburgh Festival

Jazz singer and composer Christine Tobin has won a Herald Angel for her performance of her programme of Leonard Cohen songs, A Thousand Kisses Deep, at the Edinburgh Fringe...