(Friday) 20:00 - 22:00
We are extremely excited to welcome South African sax player Dan Shout for his only Scottish gig this trip after gigs at Wigan Jazz Festival and before some down south. Dan
We are extremely excited to welcome South African sax player Dan Shout for his only Scottish gig this trip after gigs at Wigan Jazz Festival and before some down south.
Dan is one of the most exciting sax players in South Africa and his professional career spans almost 20 years, with a multitude of local and international performances.
He is most renowned as a session saxophonist and for his seven-year stint with Johnny Clegg. Dan has performed in over 30 countries across five continents and has played and/or recorded with the likes Johnny Clegg, Winston Mankunku, Gordon Vernick, Maria Schneider, Frode Nymo, Paul Booth, Bruce Cassidy, Marcus Wyatt, AJ Brown, the Edinburgh Festival Big Band, The Blues Broers, Robin Auld and The Rudimentals to name a few.
Some of his career highlights include performing at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, the Wigan International Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival in the Hague, Montreal Jazz Festival, Soccer World Cup in Germany, Rugby World Cup in France, Nelson Mandelas 46664 Concert at Ellis Park, for the Prince & Princess of Monaco at the Monaco Opera House, Victoria Jazz Club in Oslo, for Bastille Day in Bastille, Paris, and for President Zumas Inauguration at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Dan will be joined for this special gig by Jean-Baptise Richon Trio,a fine trio of musicians based in Edinburgh