The Best Is Yet To Come

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 […]

New Year New Resolutions

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 […]

Nick Gould


Gigs in January 2014

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 […]

Jazz in 2014 – is it relevent?

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 […]

Jazzmain Website Revamp

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 […]

Book Something Memorable for Your Occasion

If you are going to hire a band to perform at your function, then you will not only want to make sure that the music sounds good and is suited to your event.  Here are some things you may also wish to consider if you want the music to make your occasion one to remember […]


Review of the year so far

Well in truth 2012 has seen a good summer with a series of gigs at Centotre Italian restaurant in Edinburgh plus a number of weddings and plenty of other gigs. It is a fact though that gigs are harder to get in this current economic climate and venue operators have to be pretty sure that you will […]