West End Jazz Trail
Glentanar Wee Bar, McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale, Park Inn Hotel By Radisson, Soul, 2.30-5.30pm, Rover Ticket £12
Spend the afternoon in Aberdeen’s West End enjoying live jazz in five different intimate venues. With music as diverse as the venues you’ll get everything from singers to swing, funk to fusion from top class musicians – something to suit all tastes. One ticket buys you entry to all the music on offer at this festival within the festival.
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Marisha Addison & Colin Black
Classic Jazz tunes from infectious singer.
Glentanar Wee Glen Bar: 4.40-5.30pm
Matt Carmichael Band
Young saxophonist with exceptional promise. Intelligent, searching playing with a beautiful sound, and a penchant for melody as well as improvisation. He is joined by Alan Benzie (piano), Mark Hendry (bass) and Tom Potter (drums).
McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale: 3.40-4.20pm
Georgia Cecile & Fraser Urquhart
The next big thing in Scottish jazz vocals, singer Georgia Cecile is “modern and soulful, but absolutely rooted in the tradition” (BBC Radio Scotland).
Glentanar Wee Glen Bar: 2.30-3.20pm
Park Inn By Radisson, Restaurant: 4.40-5.30pm
East Coast Jazzmen
Step back to the early 1920s, to the birth place of jazz: to the music of the bars and dance halls of New Orleans: Louis, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver.
Park Inn By Radisson, Lennox Suite: 3.40-4.20pm, 4.40-5.30pm
Jazz fusion group blend funk, modern jazz and hiphop with West African and intricate grooves with infectious horns and exciting improvisation.
McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale: 2.30-3.20pm
Rachel Lightbody & Tom Gibbs
Young singer with rich perfect bluesy tone.
Park Inn By Radisson, Restaurant: 2.30-3.20pm
Glentanar Wee Glen Bar: 3.40-4.20pm
M&M Marisha Addison & Morag McCall
Two great blonde-bombshell vocalists deliver a programme of swing classics.
Park Inn By Radisson, Lennox Suite: 2.30-3.20pm
Morag McColl & Alan King
Singer with warm delivery and immaculate diction.
Park Inn By Radisson, Restaurant: 3.40-4.20pm
Cindy Douglas Sings Cole Porter
“Captivating” (Jazzwise) singer celebrates one of America's finest songwriters” "What Is This Thing Called Love" to "Night And Day".
McGinty’s Meal An’ Ale: 4.40-5.30pm
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