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Wednesday
24
June
Liane Carroll
8:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£15
Multi-award winning Liane Carroll is a soulful and emotive singer, "She can shred hearts" MOJO
Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year Final
8:30pm - 11:00PM
The Rio Club
£8
Top young jazz musicians in the country battle it out for this prestigious award.
Thursday
25
June
Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra
2:30pm
Ramshorn Theatre
£8 full price, £6 concession
Traditional and contemporary big band numbers
Who Wrote Duke Ellington’s Music?
FREE TALK
3:00pm - 4.00PM
Scottish Music Centre
FREE
By Bjorn Heile
Partisans
7:30pm
The Rio Club
£14
Energetic, thrilling music from multi-award winning quartet - winners of Parliamentary Jazz Award, MOJO Magazine & Jazzwise album of the year 2014
Elusive Tree Ensemble
8:00pm
Glasgow Art Club
£10
Collective of Scotland’s finest up and coming jazz musicians
Gladys Knight
8:00pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
£62.40, £52.50, £42.50
Empress of Soul and seven time Grammy winner
John Taylor
Solo Piano
8:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£14
One of Europe's top pianists, John Taylors' sophisticated, classically informed jazz is harmonic, rhythmic and dynamic
Deke McGee Band
8:00pm
Swing
£12
An uplifting mixture of soulful rhythm & blues, swing, gospel and soul music with the authentic sound of the saxophone led Swing bands of the 40s and 50.
Nova Scotia Jazz Band
8:00pm
Wild Cabaret
£14
Toe tapping and uplifting swinging Dixieland jazz
Peter Johnstone & Harry Pope Trio
9:00pm
Cottiers
£10 advance, £12 on door
Cottier Jazz Project
Fat-Suit
10:00pm
The Rio Club
£14
There's a real buzz about Fat-Suit, a homegrown 14 piece collective who deliver a mighty fusion of jazz, rock, and folk.
Late Night Jazz Club
11:30pm
The Rio Club
FREE
Last night jam session with special guests
Friday
26
June
Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra
Vocal Jazz Showcase
2:30pm
Ramshorn Theatre
£8/6
Young singers perform accompanied by pianist Alan Benzie & SYJO musicians
Jonathan Silk Sextet
6:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Winner of the Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2014
Jarrod Lawson
7:30pm
The Rio Club
£20
Drawing inspiration from likes of Stevie Wonder and Donny Hathaway, Jarrod Lawson makes his Scottish debut following sell-out London shows
JA Live presents Capital Letters
+ Crucial Roots
8:00pm
The Rum Shack
£10 in advance
Original 70s Wolverhampton Reggae Band
Rachael Cohen Quartet
8:30pm
City Halls Recital Room
£12
Shetland born young saxophonist Rachael Cohen is one of the brightest jazz stars of her generation
Fergus McCreadie & Paris Combo
9:00pm
Cottiers
£10 in advance, £12 on door
Cottier Jazz Project
Hamish Stuart Band
9:30pm
The Rio Club
£20
Average White Band singer/guitarist Hamish Stewart sings performs classic AWB material, luscious modern soul and jazz and Latin-tinged R&B.
Late Night Jazz Club
11:30pm
The Rio Club
Free
Late Night Jazz Jam session with resident trio and special guests
Saturday
27
June
BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line-Up Stage
2:00pm - 7:00PM
The Rio Club
£10
5 short sets from a selection of musicians appearing at this year's Glasgow Jazz Festival
Phil O’Malley’s Threadneedle
2:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Original material by trombonist Phil O'Malley
Big Band Festival
2:00pm
Ramshorn Theatre
£10
Featuring Zig Zag Big Band, Byres Road Big Band, Groove Merchant Jazz Orchestra and East Dunbartonshire Schools Jazz Band
Zoe Rahman Solo Piano
7:00pm
City Halls Recital Room
£14
MOBO award winner and Mercury Prize nominated, classically trained pianist Zoe Rahman combines her love of jazz with her British/Bengali heritage and her broad musical taste.
Federation of the Disco Pimp
8:30pm
The Rio Club
£14
Scotland’s premier exponent of modern funk and known for their blistering live sets
Marcos Valle
+ DJ Nick Peacock
9:00pm
The Old Fruitmarket
£26, £22
One of the masters of Brazilian pop, Marcos Valle was at the heart of the Bossa Nova movement in the mid-60s
Vein
9:30pm
City Halls Recital Room
£14
Suberb musical interaction and togetherness from “One of Europe’s most exciting ensembles” Guardian
Nigel Clark & Judith Williams
9:30pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
£10
An intimate late night performance featuring heartfelt and beautiful classic jazz tracks
James Taylor Quartet
10:45pm
The Rio Club
£20
Upbeat and energetic Hammond organ led, dance floor pleasing funky acid jazz
Late Night Jazz Club
11:30pm
The Rio Club
FREE
Late Night jazz jam with resident trio and guests
Sunday
28
June
Swing dance class with Ali Affleck
1:15pm - 2PM
The Rio Club
Free
Suitable for all ages. Learn to dance along before The Copper Cats gig.
Ali Affleck & The Copper Cats
Vintage Sound Scotland
2:00pm
The Rio Club
£10
Unpretentious Vintage jazz and blues!
Evan Parker & Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra
2:30pm - 6:00
City Halls Recital Room
£10
Free improvisation
“With Strings” Quigley/ Towndrow
2:30pm
The Old Fruitmarket
Featuring music by Charlie Parker and Clifford Brown
The Vampires
7:00pm
The Rio Club
£12
World-roots-jazz band The Vampires are known for their energy and effortless crossings of jazz, reggae, afrobeat and balkan music.
Frank Sinatra Jr
7:30pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
£60.00, £45.00, £40
Frank Sinatra Jr pays homage to his father, the singer, the man and the music
Calum Gourlay & Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian
7:30pm
City Halls Recital Room
£12
Double bass and harp arrangements of the music of Duke Ellington
The Family Stone
8:00pm
O2 ABC Glasgow
£22.50
Original founding members bring you the hits of Sly & the Family Stone
Late Night Jazz Club
11:00pm
The Rio Club
Free
Late Night Jam session with trio and special guests
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