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Bridge Music Jazz Presents, Marianne McGregor

Fri 13 Jul 2018 

Weekly Jazz Series from jazz promotion body Bridge Music featuring UK and international touring bands and original music from Scottish based jazz ensembles. Marianne McGregor is a Scottish/Canadian jazz singer living in Glasgow. Growing up in Orkney to a musical family, Marianne found influence in listening to the great jazz singers like Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald from a young age and, became obsessed with singing jazz and improvising. Noticed for her unique use of tone and meaningful delivery, Marianne has been immersed in live performance in Scotland since moving to Glasgow to continue her studies. Although still early in her career, the singer has been recognised by winning the prestigious Danny Kyle Award at Celtic Connections 2017, performing at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival's Ice House Jazz Stage and this year's Glasgow International Jazz Festival. Taking influence from the great jazz singers of the past and merging her style with contemporary music. Noted for her use of phrasing, tone and playful scat soloing. Marianne is now working towards releasing her debut album of original songs. Marianne will perform an authentic evening of old jazz meeting contemporary styles. A mix of Marianne's original songs from her upcoming album and some of her favourite standards. Mariane McGregor (vocals), Michael McEneny (piano) Marianne McGregor My Funny Valentine  Marianne McGregor On the Sunny Side of the Street   8pm £7/£6 Booking Reserved Seating Should you wish to guarantee seating, you can book and pay online, £7 per person. Seating is for the entire night and you can stay on after the jazz sessions for the next band playing from 10.30pm - 1am. Please fill in our booking form to arrange. Alternatively you can pay on door on night £7 concessions £6. Our cabaret style tables seat 4 to 6 so smaller groups may be sharing and larger groups split over several tables. Club open 7pm – 3am

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