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Jazz On The Green 2018

Jazz on the Green is back after a show-stopping year in 2017.

On Sunday 11th March, Aberdeen’s City Centre will once again be ignited in a celebration of jazz, blues, funk, soul, R&B, swing, bop, vocals and big band, with free admission for all. 

Music on nine stages for four hours, and the chance to hear at twenty different bands!



    • Aberdeen University Big Band – playing the classic big band tunes
    • Aberdeen University Jazz Orchestra – music from the big band era
    • AjZ – jazz fusion band with hard funk groove
    • Colin Black Trio – classic jazz guitar tunes from trio with strong group dynamic
    • Dan from Oceans 3 - Aberdeen’s top Rat Pack soloist singing Tim Pan Alley tunes
    • Brass Gumbo, exciting funk and jazz with a New Orleans flavour
    • DopeSickFly  – funk masters delivering a rock, poetic, acid jazz fusion
    • Cindy Douglas – vocal jazz for kids: Disney and cartoon tunes
    • Guarana Street Band – Aberdeen community street drumming band
    • Hamlet – young Aberdeen band playing standards to contemporary jazz
    • Al Hughes – slide guitarist with haunting, smoky voice 
    • Gerry Jablonski Band – guitar hero delivering high-octane blues-rock
    • Helena Kay with Colin Black Trio – peppery hard bop from award winning Scottish saxophonist 
    • Leppard and the Big Cats – soul, funk and Motown party band
    • Rosie Nimmo & Stuart Allardyce – laid back blues and swinging standards
    • Lorna Reid Duo - classy retro songs
    • Tenement Jazz Band – toe-tapping traditional jazz from prohibition speakeasies
    • Underskore Orkestra - blending Klezmer, Hot Jazz, Americana and Swing
    • Adam Usmani – stride and boogie-woogie piano
    • Viper Swing - vintage gypsy jazz band, evoking the 1920s to 40s


    • Revolucion De Cuba - Academy Courtyard
    • Belmont Filmhouse Café
    • Carmelite Hotel
    • Café Drummond
    • Outdoor Stage on The Green (Merchant Quarter)
    • St Nicholas Street
    • The Roof Garden @ St Nicholas
    • The Tunnels
    • Union Square Shopping Centre

    Jazz On The Green is presented by Aberdeen Jazz Festival, supported by Aberdeen Inspired and Aberdeen City Council with funding from Carmelite, Café 52, Contour Café, Merchant Quarter.

    Sunday 11 March, 2018

    13:00, The Green

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