Collaborators for more than 16 years on a range of ensemble projects, alto saxophonist Paul Towndrow and pianist Steve Hamilton’s performance in an intimate duo setting for our season closer promises to deliver compositions and improvisations in their purest form. Towndrow and Hamilton’s crossover influences range broadly from Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane, […]
Trio Mágico – award winning jazz pianist Paul Harrison, bassist Mario Lima Caribe and drummer Stu Brown – play a concert of Brazilian music, adapting the music of one of the country’s most brilliant composers and multi-instrumentalists, Egberto Gismonti, which ranges from melodic, romantic and film-score like, to carnival rhythms that will (literally) move you.
The talent, skill exuberance and verve of some of the most talented young Scottish jazz players of today will be showcased when the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra star at Late Night Studio Jazz. Conducted by acclaimed saxophonist, composer and educator Tommy Smith, the orchestra is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017.
The 2017 season features a rare Glasgow performance by globally acclaimed virtuoso pianist Julian Joseph. A towering figure in the international jazz scene for over two decades – as composer and arranger, bandleader, educator and broadcaster – Joseph plays solo for Late Night Studio Jazz.
Saxophonist Laura MacDonald leads a quartet featuring Kevin MacKenzie on guitar, Mario Caribe on bass and Alyn Cosker on drums in an acclaimed celebration of her favourite composer, Cole Porter. The quartet’s playlist is made up of Porter’s most famous tunes, including What Is This Thing Called Love and Love For Sale.
Purveyors of fine vintage ragtime Jazz from the 1920s and 30s, The Ugly Bug Ragtime Three – John Burgess on clarinet, Ross Milligan on guitar and banjo, and Andy Sharkey on string bass – will be joined by Tom Gordon on drums for this fantastic show.
The season opener of the Late Night Studio Jazz season, will take the audience on an eye-popping ride through the wacky world of cartoon music, including zany melodies, themes and complete cartoon scores by Carl Stalling (Looney Tunes), Scott Bradley (Tom and Jerry) and many more performed by drummer Stu Brown with his critically acclaimed Twisted […]