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Bridge Music Jazz Presents, Marianne McGregor Trio

Fri 17 Aug 2018 

8pm - 10.30pm 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 and performing at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival's Ice House Jazz Stage. 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. The quartet 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. Marianne McGregor My Funny Valentine  Marianne McGregor On the Sunny Side of the Street £7/£6 per person Doors 7pm on stage 8pm 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 11pm - 1am at no additional cost. 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 – 1.30am

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