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Help Musicians Scotland Panel at the Glasgow Jazz Festival

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The official charity partner of this year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival, Help Musicians Scotland presents a free panel discussing how to build resilience surrounding your music career – putting your health and welfare before the needs of the industry and how time out for you doesn’t mean time out for your career.

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2018: Competition

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We’re very excited about the 32nd Glasgow Jazz Festival,  the longest-running music event in the city. To celebrate its return we have a competition on our Facebook page to win a pair of tickets to see the fabulous Orchestre Poly-Rythmo at the Old Fruitmarket on Friday 22nd June.   Read More »

Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: The Bevvy Sisters

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The audience know they’ve seen something special * * * * * BROADWAY BABY Energetic yet measured. Skillful and exuberant* * * * THE SCOTSMAN Mixing equal measures of sweetness and sass, grit and glamour, heartbreak and hilarity – cut with a dash of potent Scottish spirit – Since 2006 The Bevvy Sisters have won a uniquely…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival: Jazz Tour featuring guest musician Joe Williamson

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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…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: Steve White In Conversation

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Calling all drummers!  For over 30 years Steve White has drummed with some of the world’s greatest artists including The Style Council, Paul Weller, The Who and Oasis. As part of a series of In Conversation events, Steve will talk about his experience, those great songs, the music industry and how it has changed. Steve will have…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: The Greg Foat Group

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Glasgow Jazz Festival present internationally-acclaimed UK jazz keyboardist Greg Foat who makes his Scottish live debut celebrating the launch of his 5th studio album Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand (by Hampshire & Foat) released on Edinburgh’s Athens Of The North label. On this latest epic, he has collaborated with fellow Isle Of Wight resident Warren Hampshire, best known as multi-instrumentalist with Mercury…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: Jazz Tour

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My name is Alison Eales, and I’m one of the regular guides for Glasgow City Music Tours. I’ve been involved with Glasgow’s various music scenes since moving here in 1999, mainly by playing keyboards with Butcher Boy and singing with Glasgow Madrigirls. I’ve been lucky enough to play at some of the city’s best-loved venues,…

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Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017: Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra

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Over the next couple of weeks we’re featuring some of the artists who will be performing at the Glasgow Jazz Festival 2017, starting with Ken Mathieson’s superb Classic Jazz Orchestra Photo by Robert…

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We’re 1!

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It’s a year since we embarked on our first walking tours, and we’d like to thank everyone who has helped make them possible including; The Britannia Panopticon, CCA, The Clutha & Victoria Bar, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, King Tut’s, Mono, Nice’N’Sleazy, The Scotia Bar and The Scottish Music Centre. Thanks to everyone who has guest-blogged for us, the musicians who agreed to be filmed for…

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Live music on our Jazz tours: Fergus McCreadie, Declan Forde & Alan Benzie

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Glasgow Jazz Festival we’re running jazz tours (24, 25, 26 June) and we’ll be kicking off at 2pm with some live music and a refreshment at the brilliant Scottish Music Centre. Guests will have the opportunity to peruse some archive jazz material and listen to a short set by one of…

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