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Wednesday
25
June
Aspects of Jazz
Free University of Glasgow talk
1:00pm
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
Professor Martin Cloonan: The Union and the Aliens: A strange tale of jazz, jobs and jiving
Aspects of Jazz
Free University of Glasgow talk
3:00pm
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
John Powles (Janey Buchan Political Song Collection) and Marion Leonard: Jazz and Political Song
Scottish Jazz on Film
"Clyde Valley Stompers" 1983
5:00pm - 18.30
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
1983 TV Documentary about the Clyde Valley Stompers reuniting after 21 years.
New Focus Duo
Euan Stevenson & Konrad Wiszniewski
7:30pm - 9:00
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Critically acclaimed pianist and saxophonist
Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year Final
7:45pm - 10:00
The Old Fruitmarket
£8
Top young jazz musicians in the country battle it out for this prestigious award.
Rose Room
8:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£12
In the style of the great Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, Rose Room will entertain you with their vigorous and vivacious performances of ‘Hot Club’ and 1930s Jazz standards
Stuart McCallum
9:30pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Guitarist for The Cinematic Orchestra here in solo show
Thursday
26
June
Aspects of Jazz
Free University of Glasgow talk
1:00pm
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
Alison Eales: 28 Years of the Glasgow Jazz Festival
Aspects of Jazz
Free University of Glasgow talk
3:00pm
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
Dr Bjorn Heile: Jazz on Screen
Scottish Jazz on Film
"Birds of Paradise"
5:30pm
City Halls Club Room
Free but ticketed
BBC documentary of Carla Bley's commissioned piece "Birds of Paradise" for 1992 Glasgow Jazz Festival
Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra
6:00pm
Ramshorn Theatre
£5
Multi award winning Big Band led by Stewart Forbes
Sons of Kemet
8:00pm
The Rio Club
£14
Winners of the MOBO award for Best Jazz Act 2013, drawing on jazz tradition, Jamaican heritage and New Orleans street music
Neil Cowley Trio
8:00pm
The Old Fruitmarket
£15
Masters of intoxicating and powerfully moving jazz shows, the Neil Cowley Trio return with material from their new album
Brass Jaw
8:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£12
One of the UK's most exciting jazz groups
Ben Macdonald Quintet
Presented by Bridge Jazz
8:00pm
Glasgow Art Club
£8
Led by creative Glasgow-based guitarist Ben MacDonald
Becc Sanderson
PassionFlower
9:30pm
Swing
£10
PassionFlower is a sensual, heady and exotic performance by vocalist Becc Sanderson.
Kevin Mackenzie & Steve Hamilton
9:30pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Exploring the music of The Blue Nile
Late Night Jazz Club
11:00pm
The Rio Club
Late Night jazz jam with resident trio and guests
Friday
27
June
Penman’s Jazzmen
Free
5:00pm
Central Station
One of Scotland's foremost traditional jazz bands, performing their popular vintage New Orleans jazz.
Jacqui Dankworth & Todd Gordon
The Frank & Ella Show
7:30pm
City Halls Grand Hall
£24
Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Martin Taylor
7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Old Fruitmarket
£20
Award winning guitarist Martin Taylor has established a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician.
Leo Condie sings Jacques Brel
7:30pm
The Rio Club
£10
Star of Oscar-nominated film The Illusionist sings the songs of Brel and Brecht
PULSE presents:
Spoken Mirror and Herschel 36
8:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£8
Two of Scotland’s leading “electronic jazz” ensembles.
Citizen Jazz
9:00pm
CitizenM
Free
Lorne Cowieson Quintet – Dance floor soul and gospel jazz inspired by the classic records of such greats as Cannonball Adderley, Donald Byrd, Art Blakey and Hank Mobley.
Federation of the Disco Pimp
9:30pm
The Rio Club
£10
Scotland’s premier exponent of modern funk, FOTDP are legendary for their endless energy and blistering live sets.
Late Night Jazz Club
11:00pm
The Rio Club
Free
Late Night Jazz Jam session with resident trio and special guests
Saturday
28
June
Ali Affleck and Vieux Carre
2:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£8
Scotland's finest purveyors of energetic hot Vintage Swing jazz stay true to the 1920s Jazz Age
Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio
6:00pm
The Rio Club
£12
Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio mixes sophisticated contemporary jazz with simmering funk grooves.
Courtney Pine
House of Legends
7:30pm
The Old Fruitmarket
£20
House of Legends sees Courtney celebrate his Afro-Caribbean roots
Stu Brown’s Twisted Toons Septet
8:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Celebrating the work of the great cartoon composers
Zara McFarlane
9:00pm
The Rio Club
£12
One of the most talked about jazz vocalists.
Citizen Jazz
9:00pm

Free
Lorne Cowieson Quintet – Swinging and melodic jazz inspired by the classic West Coast sounds of Chet Baker and Art Pepper.
Jazz Jamaica
10:30pm - 11:30
The Old Fruitmarket
£20
The mighty Jazz Jamaica have rightly earned their reputation as “one of the UK’s leading good-time bands” (The Independent)
Rebecca Vasmant & Mark Robb
DJ mix & live set
11:00pm
The Rio Club
£8
Late night jazz jam featuring DJ set with live musicians
Sunday
29
June
Tom MacNiven & Phil O’Malley Quintet
1:30pm
Tron Theatre Vic Bar
£5
Accomplished straight ahead quintet
Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra
2:00pm - 4:00
The Rio Club
£10
Celebrating their 10th anniversary
Evan Parker & Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra
Three linked events celebrating Evan Parker's 70th Birthday
3:00pm - 6:00
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Three events celebrating Evan Parkers 70th birthday
Byres Road Big Band
6:30pm -
Bazaar Bar
Free Big Band sounds in City Halls Bazaar Bar
Laura Macdonald
20 for 14
7:30pm - 10:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Premiere of International Sextet. Part of Culture 2014 programme.
Hamilton de Holanda
7:30pm
The Old Fruitmarket
£15
Twice nominated for the Latin Grammy, Hamilton is a virtuosic and brilliantly innovative mandolin player.
Ian Shaw & Guy Barker At The Movies
8:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£20
"Simply a great musical night out" Daily Telegraph, "Irrepressibly brilliant" Time Out
Niki King
The Songs of Duke Ellington
8:00pm
The Rio Club
£12
Award Winning Jazz Vocalist, Niki King, returns to the Glasgow Jazz Festival with her new show The Songs Of Duke Ellington.
Late Night Jazz Club
11:00pm
The Rio Club
Free
Last night jam session with special guests
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