Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Tubby Hayes – A Man In A Hurry

Dir: Lee Cogswell | UK | 2015 | 56m | 15 British saxophonist Edward “Tubby” Hayes created an amazing body of work before his untimely death. This documentary features exclusive interviews with people that knew Tubby, worked with him, musicians influenced by him and people from the music industry and fans. To book tickets call 01387 264898 + more ...

Thursday 22 September, 2016

FILM: Miles Ahead
Tickets on door only

Dir: Don Cheadle | USA | 2016 | 100m | 15 A biopic of the great trumpeter. Don Cheadle’s bold storytelling showcases the beauty of Davis's music and also stars Ewan McGregor as a Rolling Stone journalist TICKETS AVILABLE ON THE DOOR ON THE DAY OF THE SCREENING. + more ...

Alan Barnes and Brian Kellock

Two virtuoso musicians: saxophonist, Barnes, and pianist, Barnes, play swinging mainstream jazz with lots of thrilling interplay and great humour. Expect musical fireworks and many laughs when alto saxophonist Alan Barnes joins virtuoso pianist Brian Kellock on stage for swinging mainstream jazz. + more ...

Friday 23 September, 2016

Leroy Jones + Paul Harrison Trio
Tickets available on the door

One of the greatest trumpeters to have come out of New Orleans, Jones made his name as Harry Connick's sidekick. Swinging, grooving, fingersnappin' music from the Crescent City, and makes everyone smile! + more ...

Rose Room
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Fronted by the sophisticated singing and violin playing of Seonaid Aitken, Rose Room blend gypsy jazz with 1930s swing, inspired by Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.  “Music to lift even the foulest of moods” (Acoustic Magazine). + more ...

Hamish Stuart 360º
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Three members of the original classic Average White Band's 70s group, lead singer/guitarist, Hamish Stuart; drummer, Steve Ferrone; and saxophonist, Molly Duncan have come full circle with a new band:  "360º" where they go back to AWB and soul/funk classics  like "Pick Up The Pieces" "Person To Person" and "Work To Do" and refresh with them with some new groove-laden songs. + more ...

Saturday 24 September, 2016

Take 5
Kids under 16 Accompanied by an adult go free. Tickets available on the door

An afternoon of music | 2 stages | 9 bands | all for just £5! An afternoon of swing, jazz, blues,soul, big band, vocals and much more, with two stages, nine bands, 100 musicians ALL for JUST £5. The programme features Bon Accord, The DG Big Band Kollective, Dumfries and Galloway Youth Jazz Choir, Dumfries and Galloway Youth Jazz Orchestra, Lisa Mills, Deke McGee, Trumpet Heroes and New Orleans Trumpet star Leroy ... + more ...

Blues Night: Mike Zito Band, Albert Castiglia, Blues 'N' Trouble, Lisa Mills

Iconic Scottish blues band, Blues'N'Trouble, featuring the cutting vocals and harmonica of Tim Elliott playing their special Chicago inspired brand rollicking electric blues and boogie. Described as a full-throated female Otis Redding, Lisa Mills from Mobile, Alabama ranges from lazy southern drawl to fiery passion, southern soul, blues and gospel. Five-star vocals and awesome slide guitar from kick-ass bluesman Albert Castiglia. Last-up, white-hot, full throttle blues, from St Louis’ (Missouri) Mike Zito Band. ... + more ...

Graeme Stephen / Tom Bancroft / Mario Caribe
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Debut of a new all star trio featuring guitarist, bassist and pianist. Music that crosses from from jazz improvisation and traditional airs to Scottish dance meters.  “A whirlwind tour de force“ (Independent). + more ...

Rose Room with The Capella Quartet and Laura Macdonald

The hottest ticket in Scotland right now! Classy vintage swing and gypsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm personality. Fronted by “dazzling” fiddle player and sophisticated songstress, Seonaid Aitken, Rose Room recreate the excitement of Rive Gauche Paris of the 30’s and 40’s with Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt; and Seonaid pulls the heartstrings with a host of swinging songs and ballads from the Great American Songbook. “Stupendous ... + more ...

Cajun Party: Boogalusa
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Get ready to party: Scotland's cajun and zydeco stars whip-up a dancefloor filling gumbo of rootsy Cajun and zydeco swampland swing. Their infectious sound has graced T In The Park, Celtic Connections and Pebble Mill. + more ...

Sunday 25 September, 2016

Remembering Chet
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A homage to one of the great icons of jazz, Chet Baker, delivered by Colin Steele (trumpet), Iain Ewing (vocals) and Euan Stevenson (piano) including all the famous tunes from “You Don’t Know What Love Is” to  “My Funny Valentine”. + more ...

Leroy Jones New Orleans All Stars
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An evening of great entertainment from Preservation Hall regular, New Orleans trumpeter Leroy Jones and his classy, all-star sextet including John Burgess (clarinet), Mike Owen (trombone), Ross Milligan (banjo), Jim Swinnerton (bass) and Jack Cotterill (drums) + more ...

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