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86. Though one of the Bevvy Sisters Gina Rae wasn’t in fact featured on the Bevvy Sisters’ tune on Scottish Jazz Space on 28 May last, here she is now! Still not singing Jazz – though she also has a beautiful jazz voice – but a really lovely folk song ‘What Would I Do,’ by Sandy Wright.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjX2k-pBxJs
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Attention Scottish Arts venues! A targeted £10 million fund to support Scotland’s performing arts venues has been announced today by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Image from: Glasgowwestend.today https://www.gov.scot/news/lifeline-support-for-performing-arts-venues/
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Further, gentle reminder. Applications for BBC Young Musician 2020, with Nikki Yeoh Trio, open until 17 July 2020!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/17dfbRRtRt825dkDfHyPHwN/bbc-young-jazz-musician-2020?fbclid=IwAR12N4k1l0BzFs0w0BqlQGSAo2a3OoY7jRfD6WgnZfmCY6xbdVfzNI2DHLE
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UK friends, if you are currently concerned about the future of the music industry, this may be of interest.

https://www.ukmusic.org/policy/let-the-music-play
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This looks fun ; ) Tomorrow at 3pm BST.

Places are full but you can still be part of the audience on YouTube, to enjoy what may be the…
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85. Today Scottish Jazz Space’s spotlight is on Scottish-Canadian jazz vocalist & winner of the Scottish Jazz Rising Star Award last year, Marianne McGregor. As luck would have it her album ‘Good Morning Warning’ is out tomorrow. Here’s a wee snippet. What a voice! 🙂

https://www.facebook.com/mariannemcgregormusic/videos/266128734447190/
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84. From Broughty Ferry, Dundee, and currently studying at Berkley College of Music, Boston, Cro Roberts is clearly on course to making himself a name in jazz drumming. And on the radio today! 👏

https://www.facebook.com/ciaran.robertsosterberg/videos/10221662818292272/
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And Congratulations to Glasgow’s Luca Manning – Vocalist, for winning Jazz Newcomer Of The Year!!! 👏👏👏

https://www.jazzwise.com/other/article/winners-announced-for-parliamentary-jazz-awards-2020?fbclid=IwAR2nmc4xg-PqWmag4vTJ63hd2QmKCb3_JVA-FhAjsbzE4vhaxyg8PywARpI
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The most excellent Langtoun Jazz festival last weekend was a great success, & you can still see any or all of the 36 performances on their Youtube channel (see below). Performances are in aid of Kirkcaldy Foodbank & any donations are still most welcome!

http://www.youtube.com/c/langtounjazz…
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83. Glasgow-born clarinettist Forrie Cairns retired in 2016, yet many will recall since the 1950s his superb, clear playing in The Clyde Valley Stompers, Bob Wallis & His Storyville Jazzmen, Quattro MacJazz & Forrie Cairns & The Clansmen. From the last mentioned band, here’s a cheering number, ‘Little Sir Echo’.

Image by quattromacjazz.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYgaSu7c8tM