The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra returns with a fresh new line up bringing the talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve now eagerly anticipated when they take to the stage. The future of jazz in Scotland is assured as these gifted players, under the direction of Tommy Smith (Scotland’s most distinguished jazz musician), play a repertoire ranging from classics by Ellington, Basie, Mingus and Gillespie to present day big band tracks by Fred Sturm and Florian Ross.
Enjoy an evening of wonderful jazz as these young musicians bring the music alive, playing with a collective maturity well beyond their years and featuring soloists of startling ambition and creativity.
“TSYJO smashed it!!! I think that they had the best performance and piece of the night”
Jess Gillam & Johnathan FisherDate: 07/12/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14 The award-winning saxophonist Jess Gillam moves effortlessly across different musical styles. She is accompanied by pianist Johnathan Fisher.
Santiago Quartet & Julian RowlandsDate: 14/01/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free The Santiago Quartet is joined by Julian Rowlands on the bandoneon. Expect tango tunes and the flavour of Argentina.
The Hermes ExperimentDate: 11/02/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free This exciting, innovative quartet incorporates new commissions, arrangements of existing works from Bach to Joni Mitchell and live improvisation.
Philip Higham & Susan TomesDate: 06/03/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free One of Scotland's finest cellists and one of Scotland's finest pianists join forces.to play Beethoven, Janacek, Debussy, John Maxwell Geddes and Simon Smith.
Clare HammondDate: 24/04/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free Award-winning pianist Clare Hammond plays a brilliantly imaginative concert programme bringing together music from across 4 centuries.
The Fureys 40th Anniversary TourDate: 22/05/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £20, £10 for schoolchildren The Fureys return for another great night of music, songs and stories in this, their 40th Anniversary year.
Auld Hats, New HeidsDate: 17/11/2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £12, £6 for schoolchildren Come along, sing along and enjoy a classic folk club night with Ian and Fraser Bruce, Pete Clark and Gregor Lowrey.