Unesco International Jazz Day Glasgow 30 April, 2016

unesco international jazz day

 Events and concerts in Glasgow from 11am – 11.30pm on Saturday 30 April 2016

unesco international jazz day

Joining venues across the world to celebrate International Jazz Day. It’s a unique chance for jazz lovers to indulge themselves, and for the uninitiated to get a taste of this great genre.

Drop into a free Jazz Club from 11am – 5pm, join a Jazz Choir workshop to learn some singing secrets, or bring your little ones to fun family workshops.

Free Programme of Events

Evening Concerts

Book tickets for evening concerts to hear two of the greatest male voices in jazz:

Todd Gordon sings Tony Bennett
Ian Shaw and his Jazz Trio

Pop Up Jazz in Exhibition Hall – Royal Concert Hall

Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day by chilling out in a special pop-up Jazz Club, in the Exhibition Hall of Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Saturday 30 April, 2016

From 11am to 5pm enjoy performances from a range of groups and bands. everyone welcome, whether you are an avid fan or just fancy hearing some live jazz for the first time. All the music is free to enjoy and the Exhibition Bar will be open.

11:00                     Byres Road Big Band
12:15                     Paul Towndrow and Steve Hamilton
13:30                     Jazz Choir Scotland
14:30                     Glasgow Schools Big Band
16:00                     Ken Mathieson Classic Jazz Orchestra

UNESCO International Jazz day: GIO Kids 

Free – Drop-in – no ticket required 30 April 2016, 12.00PM

A fun interactive workshop for young music

lovers between 5-7 years old! In Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra (GIO), see professional musicians play a variety of instruments, get hands-on and try them yourself,  and have a fantastic amount of fun creating music together.

This one-hour session in the City of Music Studio is free, no ticket required.
 Event details

Glasgow Concert Hall
2 Sauchiehall Street
G2 3NY

Peak Time Jazz from the Concourse

Saturday 30 April, 2016

Glasgow Central Station
Gordon Strret Glasgow City Centre

UNESCO International Jazz Festival Glasgow: Kids Saturday 30 April, 2016
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