We recently had a nice review of our CD by Lance Liddle who runs the well respected Bebop Spoken Here Jazz Blog, Lance is based in Newcastle and is a keen follower of all things Jazz. he has attended thousands of gigs over the years. I sent him a CD and he wrote the following […]
We had an great night at this excellent club on 7th June just after we came back from our wee trip to Ireland the previous week. We were joined by Campbell Normand on keys and Maria Speight on guest vocals, we were also joined by the accomplished vocalist Sue McHugh who runs the club .We […]
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January and February is traditionally a very quiet time of year for musicians. This is either an opportunity to practice or market the band or a complete bummer, if you have no gigs in the book. At this time of year it is good to keep playing by being versatile and playing music that you don’t […]
It is now coming up for a year since I left the mobile communications industry and so I have started to play more music with the band. Now that I’ve got more time to focus on music, this year I have plans to get even more involved in various music projects, to keep learning […]
January Public Gigs Sunday 26th January Blythswood Square Hotel and Spa, Glasgow, G2 4AD Jazzmain trio were playing from 12:30pm – 3:30pm, in the downstairs restaurant. The restaurant was busy and smooth and relaxed music from the band helped create a nice ambience. The hotel serves wonderful food too which makes this a […]
For a long time now some people have been telling us that jazz is no longer relevant and that live music is dying – another victim in the change of culture/economy etc. However if you ask the question “what is jazz” then you will get as many different answers as people you ask. Many people […]
Although we have been busy performing at events such as dances, dinners, corporate gigs, weddings, festivals etc not only in Edinburgh and Glasgow but elsewhere in Scotland and Ireland, the Jazzmain website was sadly neglected, with no updates being posted during 2013. And so it is with renewed enthusiasm that we have completely revamped the […]