Concert 3

10 December 2023

Rose Room

Note that this concert starts at 3:00pm!

Voted ‘Best Band’ twice at the Scottish Jazz Awards, Glasgow-based Rose Room are Scotland’s leading ensemble influenced by ‘Hot Club’ Swing. Led by virtuoso violinist, Scottish Jazz Award-winning vocalist and BBC broadcaster Seonaid Aitken, the band also features Scotland’s No.1 guitar maker Jimmy Moon on double bass with Danny Kyle Award-winning Tam Gallagher on rhythm guitar. Continuing Rose Room’s second decade is an exceptional talent from Glasgow’s Southside; solo guitarist Conor Smith known for his work with hugely popular band The Vintage Explosion.

Expect the effervescent sound of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli as they serve up a mix of 1930s standards, original music and Gypsy Jazz favourites with their signature flair and fireworks!

This afternoon's programme

Some of the numbers you’ll typically enjoy:

Gypsy Jazz Numbers:
Joseph, Joseph; Swing Gitane; Dark Eyes; Minor Swing

1920s/30s Songs:
I Found A New Baby; Me, Myself and I; If I Had You; I Wish You Love

Jazz Standards:
Lady Be Good; Avalon; The Nearness of You; It’s Been a Long, Long Time; The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise

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