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Jazz from Scotland

Young Pilgrims

young pilgrims

From Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games celebrations to the Paris Jazz Festival, Young Pilgrims have entertained crowds across Europe with their rock-influenced brass band sound. Originating in Birmingham this 9 piece band, led by charismatic Scottish trombonist Richard Foote, have performed at a range of festivals and venues including Love Supreme Festival, London Jazz Festival, Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and Lunar Festival, winning fans for their energetic and engaging performances.

In their hometown, they’ve made a name for themselves with their monthly Pilgrimage shows which present them alongside guest acts from across the country in the cities legendary Hare & Hounds venue. Their debut album, ‘Little Things’ released in 2016 on Birmingham’s Stoney Lane Records, comprises largely original tunes by penned by Foote, full of catchy melodies and danceable grooves.

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