Music Glasgow Jazz Festival
Glasgow Jazz Festival
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FRE Graeme Stephen Aria. 62 Albion Street. 552 2101. 7pm. Iinergised and inventive freestyle guitar playing.
I David McAlmont and Stephen Duffy Royal Concert Hall: Strathclyde Suite. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £12. A night of soul and jazz vocals headlined by McAlmont. perhaps best known for his collaborations with Bernard Butler and David Arnold.
I Gilad Atzmon Quartet Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingram Street. 548 3444. 8pm. £10. Impressive Israeli sax virtuoso Atzmon welds east-European folk with hard bop and funk.
FREE Euan Stevenson Corinthian. 191 Ingram Street. 552 1 101. 9pm. Young pianist.
I Get The Blessing and Alyn Cosker Trio The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 565 1000. 9pm. £10. Fortned from the rhythm section of Bristol trip- hoppers Portishead. (let The Blessing specialise in ‘wonky jazz-rock‘. while drummer Alyn Cosker leads his power trio.
FREE The Paddy Flaherty Trio Rio Cafe’. 27 Hyndland Street. 334 9909. 9pm. Jazz trio led by top class drummer Paddy Flaherty.
I Vial: The V Club. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9919. 10.30pm—3am. £5. After hours live jazz. and I)Js featuring Brian Ibbenden and DJs Nick Peacock. Andrew Pirie and Paul Cawley. Starla Records special (20 Jun) and Weak at the Knees with Perry Louis (27 Jun).
I Late Night Jazz Club City Inn. Finnieston Quay. 240 1002. 10.30pm. £tbc. Late night sessions from Iiuan Burton. Tim Gibbs and Stu Brown ( l9 & 20 Jun) plus Sophie Bancroft. Brian Kellock. Ronnie Rae and Stu Ritchie (25—28 Jun).
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FREE Jazz at Lomond Shores Loch Lomond Shores. Ben Lomond Way. ()8454 580 885. 8pm. A weekend ofjazz on the banks of Loch Lomond featuring Kenny Paterson l)uo. Kit Carey’s Jazz Band. Batchelors of Jazz and tnore.
I Fionna Duncan Vocal Jazz Workshops Ramshorn Theatre. 98 Ingratn Street. 548 3444. 10am~4.30pm. £250 (£200). 'I‘wo-day workshop with the renowned singer dedicated to vocal jazz technique. For tnore information call 01620861 000 or visit www.lionnaduncan-workshops.co.uk. FREE The Corrie Dick Quartet Silverburn. Barrhead Road. 880 3200. 2pm. Jazz and funk.
FREE The George Penman Jazzmen King Tut's Wah Wah Ilut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. 2pm. Vintage New Orleans jazz. frotn this stalwart of the Scottish jazz scene celebrating 50 years in jazz.
FREE Dave Wilson & The Uptown Shufﬂers Lauries Bar. 34 King Street. 552 7123. 2.30pm. l'p-tempo selection of trad jazz tunes.
FREE Stewart Forbes Quartet Brel. 39 -43 Ashton Lane. 342 4966. 3 »6pm. Jazz standards and original compositions from the saxophonist.
FREE Graeme Scott Committee Room. 18 St John Street. (1845 1666035. 3pm. ()ne of Scotland‘s most exciting and diverse young guitarists.
FREE Sean Pentland Trio The Salon. 17 Vinicombe Street. (1845 1666008. 4pm. Jazz standards and originals from the ex-Boston bassist.
I The Congas The Ferry. 42 ('lyde Place. 429 1010. 7pm. £18.50. Reggae vocal group who have worked with Lee ‘Scratch' Perry. See preview. page 71. FREE Glasgow lmprovisers Orchestra Street Level Photo Works. 48 King Street. 552 2151. 7.30pm. The (ilasgow-based ensemble play their customary free improvisations as they launch their new (‘1) on lorram Records. I Bugge Wesseltoft The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 565 1000. 8pm. £14. Creative jazz and dancelloor grooves from Norwegian jazz keyboardist Bugge Wesseltoft and his band.
FREE Newt Bar 91. 91 ('andleriggs. 552 521 1. 10pm. ()riginal compositions
wearing suits with fluorescent orange plastic bags on their heads, Get The Blessing are a fusion of experimental nu- electric jazz and ska. Taking inspiration from diverse influences, going from 603 spy films to surf instrumentals, check them out for an entirely
unique sound. I The Arches. Glasgow, Fri 79 Jun.
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from trombonist Chris (irieve. guitarist (lraeme Stephen and drummer Chris Wallace.
I Vjazz The V Club. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9919. 10.30pm—3am. £5. See Fri 19.
I Late Night Jazz Club City Inn. Finnieston Quay. 240 I002. 10.30pm. £tbc. See Fri 19.
FREE Jazz at Lomond Shores Loch Lomond Shores. Ben Lomond Way. (18454 580 885. Noon. 2pm 8; 8pm. See Fri 19.
I Fionna Duncan Vocal Jazz Workshops Ramshorn Theatre. 98 lngratn Street. 548 3444. 10am 4.30pm. £250 (£200). See Sat 20.
FREE Lorna Reid Trio Ilotel du Vin. 1 Devonshire (iardens. 1.30pm. A selection of live numbers from the cool and classy vocalist and band.
FREE Orla Murphy Trio Malmaison. 278 West (ieorge Street. 1.30pm. Irish singer with shades of Joni Mitchell. FREE Glasgow Jazz Trio WI-ZST. Templeton Building. (ilasgow (ireen. 550 0135. 2pm. Jazz three-piece.
I Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra Platform. The Bridge. 1000 Westerhouse Road. liasterhouse. 276 9696. 2.30pm. £5. The SYJQ are joined by special guest. singer Debbie Davis. I Carol Kidd, Clare Teal, Laurie Holloway and Todd Gordon Royal (‘oncert Ilall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. 7.30pm. £17 £27.50. The leading lights of Scottish jazz get together with very special host Sir Michael Parkinson for The Johnny Mercer Centenary Concert.
FREE Orla Murphy Duo The Brunswick Hotel. 106 108 Brunswick Street. 5520001. 7.30pm. Irish vocalist. I A Hawk & a Hacksaw The Arches. 253 Argyle Street. 565 1000. 8pm. £10. Iilements of tnodern composition and American and liastern Iiuropean folk evident in Ilawk & a Ilacksaw‘s mix. See preview. page 71.
I Yolanda Brown Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £12 (£10). Saxophonist and winner of the 2008 .\I()B() for Best Jazz Act. See preview. page 71.
FREE Stuart Brown Trio The 78. 14 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 9pm. Innovative drummer leads his own trio. I Viazz The \' Club. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9919. 10.30pm 3am. £5. See Fri 19.
FREE Jazz at Lomond Shores Loch Lotnond Shores. Ben l.omond Way. ()8454 580885. Noon & 2pm. See Fri 19.
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FREE Newt The Brunswick Hotel. 106 ~108 Brunswick Street. 5520001. 7.30pm. See Sat 20.
I Scottish Jazz Awards Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 7.30pm. £10 (£8). Limited public tickets are available as the Scottish Arts Council present the first ever Scottish Jazz Awards. Vote at www.jazz-in- scotland.co.uk.
FREE Kondrad Wiszniewski and Mike Janisch The Brunswick Hotel. 106-«108 Brunswick Street. 552 1552. 7.30pm. The saxophonist and bassist team up.
I Bobby Wellins Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £12 (£10). ()ne of the I'K's finest saxophonists. I Acoustic Ladyland King Tut‘s Wah Wah llut. 272a St Vincent Street.
221 5279. 8.30pm. £8. Genre-defying jazz line-up. featuring award-winning saxophonist Pete Wareham. shock- haired drumming powerhouse Seb Rochford and creative keyboardist Torn Cawley. drawing inspiration frotn the likes of Ilendrix. Gang of Four. Coltrane and Monk.
FREE ROPE The 78. I4 Kelvinhaugh Street. 576 5018. 9pm. Live jazz.
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I Jazz Glasgow Summer School City Ilalls. Candleriggs. 353 8000. I()am—4.l5pm. £280 (£180). Summer school for jazz instrumentalists. who have already achieved (irade 5 or above in their instruments. led by Paul Towndrow. Contact Torn Dalzell (0141 353 8022 or
tomdalzell (0‘ glasgowculturalenterprises. com) for fttll details.
FREE BBC Radio Scotland Young Jazz Musician of the Year Final 2009 The Old Fruitmarket. Candleriggs. 08700 101616. 7.30pm. Ticketed. Talented young jazz musicians compete for the coveted title. a cash prize and the chance to perform at next year's Jazz Festival (free tickets available from ()141 353 8000).
I David Newton 8 Stewart Forbes City Ilalls: Recital Rooms. (‘andleriggs. 353 8000. 8pm. £10. Pianist Newton teams up with saxophonist Forbes.
FREE Lorne Cowieson Quartet Mono. 12 Kings Court. King Street. 553 2400. 8pm. Joining trumpeter Cowieson in this modern jazz foursome are drummer Paddy Flaherty. bassist Mario Caribe and pianist Paul Harrison. I The Swingcats Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £14 (£12). The harmonious. glamorous and sassy Swingcats perform a brand new show ‘Ilold Tight‘. a tribute to the Andrews Sisters.
I Jazz Glasgow Summer School City Ilalls. Candleriggs. 353 8000. l()am--4.I5pm. £280 (£180). See Wed 24.
FREE Glasgow Jazz Trio WI-ZST. Templeton Building. (ilasgow (ireen. 5500135. 7.30pm. See Sun 21.
FREE Jonathan Carr and Mike Nailen The Brunswick Hotel. 106— 108 Brunswick Street. 552 1552. 7.30pm. Vocalist and pianist.
I Arild Andersen, Paolo Vinaccia 8: Tommy Smith Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £12 (£10). Iixciting new trio mixing Norwegian and Scottish folk with jazz.
I BBC Big Band with Art Themen The Old Fruitmarket. (‘andleriggs 353 8000. 8pm. £13. Clare Martin introduces this night of Big Band jazz with special guest saxophonist Art Themen.
I Mira Opalinska International Quartet City llalls: Recital Rooms. (‘andleriggs. 353 8000. 9pm. £8. Polish pianist ()palinska is joined by saxman Stewart Forbes and tnore. with a repertoire built around music by Polish jazz musicians. including the great Krzysztof Komeda.
FREE The Paddy Flaherty Trio Rio Cafe. 27 Ilyndland Street. 334 9909. 9pm. See Fri 19.
I Late Night Jazz Club City Inn. Finnieston Quay. 240 1002. 10.30pm. £tbc. See Fri 19.
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