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Two continents meet at the Old Hairdresser's

The musicians first worked together in India

RCS jazz students scoop awards

Previous winners include pianist Fergus McCreadie and saxophonist Matt Carmichael

Glasgow Jazz Festival returns in-person

The four-day celebration takes place from June 16 to 19

High praise for chart-topping jazz trio

Fergus McCreadie plays Merchants House next month

Hat-trick of honours for jazz saxophonist Matt Carmichael

He is the first student on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland jazz course to win all three end-of-year awards.

Glasgow Jazz Festival returns online with early-bird tickets

Glasgow Jazz Festival will return as a three-day digital festival in the summer with Scottish performers taking centre stage.

Jazz school guitarist draws perfect circle with debut album

Tom Stephenson becomes the latest product of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s acclaimed jazz course to put his music out onto the market.

Jazz trio release five tracks recorded before pandemic hit

Prime Trio features Peter Johnstone, a former Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year.

Award-winning musician goes with flow at Celtic Connections

Matt Carmichael releases the first single from his debut album this Friday ahead of two performances during the new-look, virtual Celtic Connections.

Glasgow pianist tops chart with title track from new album

Fergus McCreadie has scored an early hit with his trio’s second album more than a month before it is officially released.

Young jazz stars join top orchestra for landmark concert

Anoushka Nanguy and Liam Shortall are Scottish Jazz Award winners.

Glasgow students to honour Art Blakey in streamed concert

The lunchtime concert will be available to view afterwards, but people are urged to watch in real-time to enjoy the music 'in the moment'.

Glasgow pianist Kellock in the thick of it for new label launch

The jazz musician spearheads the UK launch of New Zealand-based Thick Records, the jazz label run by Scottish drummer John Rae from his new home in Wellington.

Scottish jazz musicians record 'A Change is Gonna Come' for Mandela statue fund

Tommy Smith, who directs The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, has had a long association with the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation.

Glasgow-based pianist Fergus McCreadie signs to leading jazz record company

McCreadie reached an international audience with his trio’s first album, Turas, which was released just before he graduated.

The Blue Arrow Jazz Club on Sauchiehall Street launches as free-entry bar-venue

Since 2018, the venue has established itself as a key hub within the city's thriving live music and club scenes.

'I’m really excited about taking the group out to play to audiences' - Tom Bancroft

The group’s debut album, Love & Stillness, was released in the autumn and has been enthusiastically reviewed.

Icelander Ingi Bjarni brings melodic jazz to the Blue Arrow on Sauchiehall Street

Bjarni, who has received enthusiastic reviews across Europe for his skilful and emotional music, is a product of the internet age.

Dutch jazz outfit Under The Surface play the Blue Arrow club in Sauchiehall Street

The trio formed in 2016 when the group’s singer Sanne Rambags was selected by the Dutch organisation Beaux Jazz to be part of its Next Generation strand.

Jazz at the Merchants House takes a bow with Tim Garland's Weather Walker trio

Garland has worked with top jazz names from both sides of the Atlantic.

Square One open a new series of popular Jazz in the Merchants House concerts

All four musicians are graduates of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s jazz course .

With strings attached … saxophonist Paul Towndrow pays homage to Charlie Parker

As well as arranging for strings, in recent years Towndrow has gained a lot of experience in composing for large-scale projects.

Pull here … Amsterdam quartet play new jazz club in Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street

The group's visit to Scotland is being supported by Going Dutch, the programme that is bringing musicians from the Netherlands to the UK and Ireland over the next eighteen months.

Smith & Kellock bring world class jazz to Merchants House in Glasgow this Sunday

It is first time the two musicians have played together as a duo since they appeared at Celtic Connections in January.

Acclaimed jazz pianist Fergus McCreadie to play free lunchtime show in West End

His music is influenced by the Scottish landscape and musical tradition as well as the American and European jazz scenes.

Top Scottish jazz group New Focus to play Merchants House on West George Street

Konrad Wiszniewski formed New Focus with Stevenson in 2011 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of saxophone legend Stan Getz’s 1961 orchestral album, Focus.

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