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Jazz from Scotland

june 2018

sun17jun20:0023:00Joe Williamson & FriendsWhighams Jazz ClubWhighams Wine Bar / Jazz Club, 13 Hope Street, Charlotte Square ,Edinburgh, EH2 4ELCity:Edinburgh

Concert Details

Joe Williamson, Luca Manning, Mark Hendry and Greg Irons.

Guitarist Joe Williamson is one of the most active members of Glasgow’s vibrant jazz scene. He is best known for leading quartet Square One, winners of the prestigious Peter Whittingham Jazz Award, who will be releasing their second album in collaboration with US sax veteran Andy Middleton in autumn 2018. Also a member of Spark Trio (featuring keys guru Paul Harrison) and Graham Costello’s Strata, Joe is a versatile musician, well versed in the jazz tradition, but also drawing on influences from all kinds of different contemporary guitar music.

Since graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2016, Joe has performed at Scotland’s top jazz festivals, including Edinburgh and Glasgow, toured internationally with Square One, and performed live on BBC Radio Scotland.

Joe is a finalist in Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2018.