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Jazz from Scotland

june 2018

fri29jun19:3021:30An evening with Richard Michael & The McWhinnie Family plus 1by Langtoun JazzThe Old Kirk, Kirk Wynd, Kirkcaldy KY1 1EHCity:fife,kirkcaldy

Artist / Band

Langtoun Jazz

Time

(Friday) 19:30 - 21:30

Location

The Old Kirk

Kirk Wynd, Kirkcaldy KY1 1EH

Concert Details

A fun evening with renowned musician, Richard Michael, at the Piano supported by The McWhinnie Family plus 1.

Richard is one of Scotland’s most versatile musicians, who has influenced a generation of teachers and students with his innovative methods of teaching improvisation through thirty years work with Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra (FYJO) and a career as composer, performer and workshop leader. As a pianist and organist, Richard gives recitals on The Art of Improvisation, and can improvise in any key, in any style at the merest hint of a theme!

The McWhinnie Family plus 1 are Dad,Jim, sons, Gavin and Iain and their friend, Ewan Hastie. The boys all play in Fife Youth Jazz orchestra and they will open the show with Jim on Drums, Gavin on Alto Sax & Piano. Iain on Trumpet and Piano and Ewan Hastie on double bass.

The purpose of the event is to raise funds for Langtoun Jazz Festival which is proposed to be held in Kirkcaldy in October 2018. To find out more about the festival email langtounjazz@yahoo.com or check out Langtoun Jazz on Facebook.

If you would like to help raise funds for this festival then you can donate at uk.gofundme.com/langtounjazz where you can find out more about the exciting acts they intend to have performing and can be named as a sponsor.

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