11 Oct 2019
Mark Hendry is a Glasgow based bass player composer and arranger. At age 11 Mark received an electric bass as a Christmas present, he then fell in love with playing music and also took up the double bass at age 14 as his curiosity for jazz sparked. In 2015 Mark was accepted to study double bass at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Jazz course where he has immersed
09 Oct 2019
Graham Costello is a Scottish drummer, composer and visual artist based in Glasgow. He started playing drums at age six, being self-taught until he began studying Jazz at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree.
07 Oct 2019
Tipped as 'One To Watch' by BBC Introducing, and winner of ‘Best Vocalist’ Award at the 2019 Scottish Jazz Awards. Showcased at BBC Quay Sessions and sold out festival appearances across the UK throughout 2019, Georgia Cécile is receiving acclaim from audiences and critics alike on the strength of her live performances and song-writing partnership with
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30 Sep 2019
Master-mind behind the music of Mezcla, last week we sat down with David Bowden at our Jazz School to get an insight into the inspiration that led to this world music-jazz fusion band. Bringing together some of the most sought after musicians on the young jazz circuit, Mezcla is always a good way to get the party started.
26 Sep 2019
Fergus McCreadie has achieved a lot by the young age of twenty-two, having just reached the shortlist for the Scottish Album of the Year Awards for his album Tarus.
09 Sep 2019
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival are delighted to present Gallus, A Scottish Jazz Weekend. This year, our weekend programme has been curated by pianist, Fergus McCreadie. He brings excitement and thrilling musicianship to everything he does, and for many, he’s the high profile leader of the new Scottish jazz. “It is my absolute pleasure