Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Festive Fun at Bonhoga

Posted by on November 13th, 2013 No Comments
The exhibition by local artist Paul Bloomer in the main gallery at Bonhoga is not the only attraction at the Gallery, Shop and Cafe this season: Fans of festive fare will have plenty to look forward to including late night shopping with a great selection of unique gifts available for purchase, festive workshops for bairns,… Read the rest...

Sunday Jazz Session in Mareel this weekend

Posted by on December 19th, 2012 No Comments
Come along to Mareel Café Bar this Sunday (23 December) from 2pm – 5pm to enjoy a smorgasbord of cool jazz standards and modern jazz-funk classics from Shetland’s finest jazz young-guns Max Tyler, Hayden Zappa Hook, and Norman Wilmore. Max, Hayden, and Norman are all music students currently studying at Mareel and perform regularly around… Read the rest...

Karma is coming on Sunday!

Posted by on November 6th, 2012 No Comments
Since Tommy Smith brought his revolutionary group Karma to Shetland a couple of years back they have established a reputation as a devastating live band, including a rave appearance at the recent London Jazz Festival. Saxophonist Smith is a good old Scottish local hero, one of our leading jazz musicians and composers, an internationally recognised… Read the rest...

Shetland Jazz up for top Scottish award (vote online)

Posted by on June 6th, 2011 No Comments
Shetland Jazz Club Secretary Jeff Merryfield has been nominated as “Jazz Promoter of the Year” in the Scottish Jazz Awards 2011, presented by the Scottish Jazz Federation and Jazz International. Information on the awards can be found on the following website, where you can also vote online (Please note that online voting closes at midnight… Read the rest...

Nova Scotia Jazz Band in Shetland this weekend (13-14 May)

Posted by on May 10th, 2011 No Comments
Guest blog by Jeff Merrifield, Shetland Jazz Club One of the big successes at the last Glasgow Jazz Festival was the performance of the Nova Scotia Jazz Band in the special showcase of Scottish bands. This is an exceptionally good band, primarily for the playing of cornet player Mike Daly, described as ‘the best kept… Read the rest...