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Glasgow Jazz Festival, Marianne McGregor Quintet

Sat 22 Jun 2019 

8pm - 10pm Doors 7pm Just announced Scottish Jazz Awards Rising Star winner 2019, Marianne McGregor plays a special Glasgow Jazz Festival event at Swing. Marianne 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 Rising Star Scottish Jazz Awards 2019. Performing at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival's Ice House Jazz Stage and supporting Hailey Tuck last year at Glasgow 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. The Quintet 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   £13 seated,  £10 standing Please fill in our booking form to arrange.  Our cabaret style tables seat 4 so smaller groups may be sharing and larger groups split over several tables.

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