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Live music on our Jazz Tours: Declan Forde

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We’re very excited and honoured to announce that Declan Forde will perform on Saturday 25th. Declan Forde was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1992. In 2014, after completing his Bachelor studies at Leeds College of Music, he relocated to…

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30 under 30: Rachel Lightbody

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Rachel Lightbody is a young vocalist based in Glasgow. Growing up in Chicago she was immersed in  American song — from Billie Holiday to James Taylor, the family home was always filled with music which sparked her early interest…

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30 under 30: Brodie Jarvie

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Brodie studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on Tommy Smith’s Scottish Jazz degree under the tutelage of Mario Caribe, Julian Arguelles and Tommy Smith. In a collaboration between the Edinburgh and Oslo Jazz Festivals in 2012, Brodie was one of …

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30 under 30: Helena Kay

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Helena Kay started playing alto saxophone when she was 11 years old and was introduced to jazz when her first teacher gave her a Charlie Parker CD. It was when she joined the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra that her love of jazz grew, and she progressed to the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland when she was 16. Read More »

30 under 30: Fergus McCreadie

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Young Scottish Jazz Musician award 2013, and went on to win it a second time the next year, the first and only time this feat had been achieved. For three years in a row, not only has Fergus has…

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Jazz Walking Tours: 24th-26th June

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Join us as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Glasgow Jazz Festival on our Jazz Walking Tours. Launched in 1987, the Festival is the city’s longest-running annual music event and we are proud to be part of it. The…

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Jazz Festival Walking Tours announced

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We are very excited to announce a new series of walking tours in partnership with Glasgow Jazz Festival. Launched in 1987, the Festival is the city’s longest-running annual music event and we are proud to be part of it. The Festival is a showcase for the best international and home-grown talent. We hope that our tours…

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