Friday 7 October  - SWING, Glasgow
8pm, £7/£5

RON DAVIS/KEVIN BARRETT QUARTET (TORONTO!)



Canadians Ron Davis (piano) & Kevin Barrett (guitar) are in the UK on tour with Ron’s ‘SymphRONica’ project, for Jazz Quartet + String Quartet, as staged at Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar on Oct 6. We’ve grabbed these stars of the Toronto jazz scene to open our new series here at Swing, along with a couple of the UK’s finest: London-based (ex-Fifer) Calum Gourlay (bass) and top drummer Tom Bancroft

SUNDAY 9 October  - SWING, Glasgow
8pm, £7/£5

PERICOPES TRIO (New York/Italy!)



This adventurous trio, Italians Emi Vernizzi (sax) and Alex Sgobbio (piano), and NYC drummer Nick Wight, is on a massive European tour. They bring exciting, energised, interplay, with Afro-American influences, group improvisation, funky backbeats, and impressive melody and structure. Ex-Miles saxman Dave Leibman says “Wonderful music and a very diverse repertoire, played flawlessly"

Tuesday 11 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £FREE!

JAM SESSION with the House Trio
Regular weekly 'Jazz Jam Session' where our excellent House Trio backs all kinds of surprise jazzy guests - and we've no idea who's coming in until tonight! If you want to play, turn up with your instrument and ask for a place on the evening's guest players list, as organised by resident drummer Doug Hough

Friday 14 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £5/£4

'ELUSIVE TREE' SEXTET

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This Glasgow-based 6-piece collective of Scotland’s finest jazz musicians showcases their heady kaleidoscope of improv, modern Jazz, Drum’n’Bass, Folk, Latin and Middle Eastern sounds: Andrew Baker & Adam Jackson (saxes), Philip Cardwell (trumpet), Ben MacDonald (guitar), Paul Harrison (organ) and Doug Hough (drums). "All six improvise with a sure sense of structure, building solos to climaxes that chime with the music's natural ebb and flow” - The Herald

Tuesday 18 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £FREE!

JAM SESSION with the House Trio -See Tues 11 Oct

Friday 21 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £5/£4

MARTIN KERSHAW QUARTET



The highly accomplished, SNJO-featured, alto sax soloist stretches out
with some top jazz names, in a programme of exciting, enjoyable music, with originals by band members and arranged standards. Martin is with Paul Harrison (piano), Euan Burton (double bass) and Alyn Cosker (drums)

Tuesday 25 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £FREE!

JAM SESSION with the House Trio -See Tues 11 Oct

Friday 28 October  - SWING, Glasgow 
8pm, £5/£4

KEITH EDWARDS QUARTET



‘Hard Bop’ swinging arrangements by Edinburgh-based saxophonist Keith Edwards, with top trumpeter Colin Steele, Peter Johnstone (piano), Ed Kelly (bass) and Bill Kyle (drums). Their sets include some rarely heard jazz tunes, and pieces by late, great British Jazz legends Tubby Hayes, and Scots trumpet legend Jimmy Deuchar


NOVEMBER PROGRAMME:
Fri 4 Brian Molley/Alan Benzie Quartet
Fri 11
SPARK Organ Trio
Fri 18 Colin Steele's 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy' Adderley Bros Tribute Quintet
Fri 25  Chick Lyall Quartet