Shetland Jazz Festival 2014
Posted by Lynda Anderson on May 27th, 2014
Flying in for a Festival
Some really great jazz musicians are flying in and out, from and to many parts of the world to take part in the 3rd Shetland Jazz Festival. Ace clarinet and saxophone player Gilad Atzmon is coming here straight from a prestigious gig in Athens, the all-star Brian Kellock Trio members… Read the rest...
Shetland Jazz up for top Scottish award (vote online)
Posted by Shetland Arts on June 6th, 2011
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 Bryan Peterson on May 10th, 2011
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...
Looney Tunes animation workshop & jazz concert – Sat 5 March
Posted by Shetland Arts on February 23rd, 2011
Stu Brown's Raymond Scott Project
A unique jazz and cartoon film project will take place in Shetalnd at the beginning of March. The Stu Brown Sextet from Glasgow have exclusive rights to play the music of Ray Simpson. Now, Cole Porter you may have heard of, Rogers and Hart you may have heard of, but… Read the rest...
Saxophonist Derek Nash and pianist David Newton Shetland Bound
Posted by Shetland Arts on February 1st, 2011
As with many people the backdrop to Hogmanay is usually the Jools Holland Hootenannny on the telly. For several years now the smiling face in the front row of saxes has been that of Derek Nash – and this year was no exception. Choice solos in spots by luminary guests like Alison Moyet, Kylie Minogue… Read the rest...