Loyle Carner brought a passionate and joyful show to a sold-out O2 Academy in Newcastle on Halloween night, but his performance was far more treat than trick.
Khalid brought a chilled and soulful sound to Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on Friday night – but seemed to somewhat subvert audience expectations.
On the final evening of what was another excellent and diverse Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, this gig proved an absolute delight
On the last day of the festival the Soweto Kinch Quartet performed at the George Square Spiegeltent and delivered a subtler performance of modern jazz.
Tommy Smith outlines the genesis of the new wave of Scottish jazz to Radio ENRG’s Allan Boughey
A meeting of master and pupil. Not so long ago, rising pianist Fergus McCreadie was a student on Tommy Smith’s jazz course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.
As the festival is nearly drawing to a close STRATA Expanded’s performance was like a battle cry.