Glasgow Jazz Festival http://www.jazzfest.co.uk 2014 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:57:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Glasgow Jazz Festival @ Commonwealth Games http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/glasgow-jazz-festival-commonwealth-games/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/glasgow-jazz-festival-commonwealth-games/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:40:07 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1439 More »]]> Jazz Day! Thursday 31st July  – a day filled with the very best jazz from Scotland’s finest jazz stars featuring workshops and performances from Brass Jaw. Stu Brown’s Twisted Toons on Glasgow Green and many surprises throughout the day, culminating in Paul Towndrow’s Pro-Am Suite for Double Big Band at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. A fantastic way to celebrate the history of Glasgow bringing the very best in world-class jazz musicians to the city.

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Myrna Hague Special Guest vocalist with Jazz Jamaica! http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/jazz-jamaicas-full-line-up-announced/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/jazz-jamaicas-full-line-up-announced/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:59:42 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1417 More »]]> Full line up is now confirmed and as well as band leader Gary Crosby and saxophonist Denys Baptiste, the band will featuring special guest vocalist Myrna Hague, Jamaican lovers rock singer described as “Jamaica’s first lady of Jazz” who sang anthems such as “How Could I Live” and “First Cut is the Deepest”.

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New on the website! http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/new-on-the-website/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/new-on-the-website/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:14:07 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1395 More »]]> Read reviews of Neil Cowley Trio’s new release, and of Martin Taylor‘s recent astounding performance in Melbourne, find out why Kevin Mackenzie & Steve Hamilton decided to make arrangements of some iconic The Blue Nile songs, and watch the new video of The Rio Club.

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Christine Tobin wins Best Vocalist at Parliamentary Jazz Awards http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/christine-tobin-wins-best-vocalist-at-parliamentary-jazz-awards/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/christine-tobin-wins-best-vocalist-at-parliamentary-jazz-awards/#comments Wed, 14 May 2014 11:01:44 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1375 More »]]> Congratulations to Christine Tobin who was announced as winner for Best Vocalist at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards last night.  Her album is gaining great reviews and her show at this year’s Jazz Festival is sure to be a Festival highlight.  http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/programme/christine-tobin-sings-leonard-cohen/

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Full programme launched! http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/full-programme-launched/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/full-programme-launched/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:15:33 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1356 Its UNESCO International Day of Jazz today and to celebrate we’re launching the full programme for this year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival.

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New acts announced! http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/new-acts-announced/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/new-acts-announced/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:02:16 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1287 Check out the programme pages for the latest released names for this year’s 2014 festival!

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2014 Glasgow Jazz Festival launches! http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/2014-glasgow-jazz-festival-launches/ http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/news/2014-glasgow-jazz-festival-launches/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:47:36 +0000 http://www.jazzfest.co.uk/?p=1233 More »]]> First headliners are announced for the 2014 Glasgow Jazz Festival – including Courtney Pine’s acclaimed House of Legends, Martin Taylor, Neil Cowley Trio featuring tracks from their latest album, Jazz Jamaica, Jacqui Dankworth & Todd Gordon: The Frank & Ella Show and the Scottish Premiere performances of Brazilian bandolin player Hamilton de Holanda.

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