We have a real treat in store for you! The guitarist Joe Williamson —”Outstanding musicianship and breathtaking improvisation” Tommy Smith — will perform a short set at the beginning of our jazz tour on Saturday 24th June commencing the Scottish Music Centre at 2pm. Join us for a refreshment and some great music before we set off on a gentle stroll around the Merchant City. Purchase of a ticket entitles you to one half price ticket for the concert celebrating the centenary of explosive drummer and bandleader, Buddy Rich, with the SNJO featuring Alyn Cosker on drums.
We’d love to see you there, get the lowdown on Glasgow Jazz Festival with our walking tour on Sat 24th June: bit.ly/2qLqnvx
Joe Williamson hails from the North East of England, and recently graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with first-class honours. Known for his melodic and creative improvising, Joe performs regularly across the Scottish jazz circuit.
Joe is a founding member of award-winning quartet Square One known for their free-spirited original music and energised live performances. In December 2015, Square One became the proud recipients of the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award, administered by Help Musicians UK. This prestigious prize allowed Square One to record their debut album, In Motion which was released in October 2016 along with a tour of the UK and Poland.