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Jazz from Scotland

april 2018

fri06apr19:3022:00The Blue Arrow Presents: Matthew Herd. Night one.The Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3HWCity:Glasgow


(Friday) 19:30 - 22:00


The Blue Arrow

323 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3HW

Concert Details

A true improvisor and outstanding musician, Matthew Herd is a London based saxophonist and composer. A keen writer and improviser Matthew leads his own band, ‘Seafarers’ as well as appearing in a number of other projects led by his contemporaries, and has written for small and large ensembles as well as for a selection of short films. Recently Matthew has recorded with Declan Forde’s ‘Sproggits’, the Misha Mullov-Abbado Quintet and in a duo with percussionist Will Glaser. Originally from Glasgow he graduated in 2011 with a BA in Applied Music from the University of Strathclyde before moving to London to study at the Royal Academy of Music for an MMus in Jazz performance, graduating in 2014. Matthew is currently continuing his studies at the Royal Academy of Music, working towards a PhD. Matthew will be joined by John Lowrie (Drums), Thomas Gibbs (Piano) and Brodie Jarvie (Bass). Come join us for the first of two very special evenings in The Blue Arrow. Doors at 7:30.