Reviews & interviews ..
- Pauline Oliveros: Tuning Meditation, Online this Sunday 6th June 2021 at 1.30pm ET/ 6.30pm UTC +01. FREE/ register. “An open participatory performance of the deep listening composer’s sonic meditation hosted by chamber ensemble fivebyfive.” This will be SO great!
- Those of you in London, it’s your last chance tomorrow Friday 4th June 2021 to see Astro-Darien, a “multi-channel a/v installation about simulation, the Scottish Space Program and the ghosts of the British Empire”. Created by artist, writer, DJ and producer Kode9 (aka Steve Goodman) it sounds very interesting indeed!! Open 10am – 6pm, free but ticketed, at London Corsica Studios.
- Glasgow Jazz Festival is Online this year, and as brilliant as ever! 18th – 20th June 2021. Early Bird Digital Festival Passes available now!! See the brilliant line-up below.. 😀💥🙌
- Satoko Fujii (piano) & Natsuki Tamura (trumpet) Online join the Playtime Quartet this Friday 4th June 2021 at 8.15pm UTC + 01. FREE/by donation. SJS saw Satoko & Natsuki at The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh a few years ago – they were off-the-wall brilliant! With funboy four Martin Kershaw (reeds), Graeme Stephen (guitar), Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums). 🎹🎺🔥
- The brilliant Allan McKeown Quartet is playing tomorrow Wednesday 2nd June 2021 at 7.30pm UTC + 01.🎸💥 Online & FREE/by donation!! Having experienced this band at the wonderful Whighams Jazz Club, Edinburgh, SJS can guarantee this is gonna be FUN!! 😀 Allan Wj Mckeown (guitar), Paul Harrison (organ), Stu Brown (drums) & Steve Forman (percussion).
- Chick Corea tribute concert, free/ by donation, live streaming. 7.30pm ET on Saturday 12th June / 12.30am UTC + 1 (in the early hours of Sunday 13th June for those of us in the UK). Just look at this line-up!! 😍😍🔥
- Glasgow’s favourite guitarist/ bassist/ vocalist/ composer/ record producer Hamish Stuart is playing at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on Friday 25th June 2021 at 5.30pm and 8.30pm UTC + 01. If you’re down there & funds allow, it’ll be a very cool gig! 🎸🎸🎸🎸
- Vivacious, Edinburgh-based early jazz and blues vocalist Ali Affleck and friends are doing a gig at The Globe, Newcastle! It’s being live streamed and there’s a limited number of tickets that can be purchased in advance for those of you in the Newcastle area!! This is gonna be FUN.. 🎉🎉 Sunday 6th June 2021 at 8pm UTC +01.