The very best in musical talents are preparing to compete in the semi-final of the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh on Sunday 17 June at 3pm.
The Ten Semi Finalists:
Liam Shortall – Trombone, Dumfries
Brodie Jarvie – Double Bass, Glasgow
Helena Kay – Alto Sax, Perth
Norman Wilmore – Alto Sax, Shetland
Mairi Chambeul – Clarsach, Kyle of Lochalsh
David Swan – Piano, Glasgow
Corrie Dick – Drums, Glasgow
Christopher Stylianides – Trumpet, South Lanarkshire
Ross Hodgkinson – Drums, Stonehaven
Peter Johnstone – Piano, Milngavie
This, the 6th year of the competition, is organised by the Scottish Jazz Federation and has been made possible through investment and sponsorship from Creative Scotland, Aberdeen International Youth Festival and Shell. The eventual winner will receive a cash prize plus support for study or a project of their choice donated by Shell, as well as much soght after appearances at Glasgow and London jazz festivals. The final will also be recorded live for BBC Radio Scotland’s Jazz House programme (92-95FM and on Digital).
Tickets for the semi-final are available now, priced £7 (concessions £5 – entry is free for under 16’s), from www.thequeenshall.net or from the Queen’s Hall box office on 0131 668 2019.
For further information, please contact the Scottish Jazz Federation at email@example.com or call 01368 866895. Visit the Scottish Jazz Federation website at www.scottishjazzfederation.com to keep up to date on events throughout Scotland or join them on Facebook and Twitter.