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Thu, 22 Feb

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The Blue Lamp

JATBL - Grapelli Night w' Seonaid Aitken Quintet

Award-winning violinist Seonaid Aitken pays tribute to her French Jazz violin hero Steìphane Grappelli to mark 25 years since his passing.

JATBL - Grapelli Night w' Seonaid Aitken Quintet
JATBL - Grapelli Night w' Seonaid Aitken Quintet

Time & Location

22 Feb 2024, 19:30

The Blue Lamp, 121 Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BU, UK

Guests

About the event

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Award-winning violinist Seonaid Aitken pays tribute to her French Jazz violin hero Steìphane Grappelli to mark 25 years since his passing. Specialising in Gypsy Jazz, Seonaid is a regular tutor at the Grappelli-Django Camp in The Netherlands and performs extensively with her Scottish Jazz Award-winning band Rose Room.

Seonaid and her piano quintet will celebrate Grappelli’s 60+ year career with swingin’ tunes from his solo repertoire, his Quintette du Hot Club de France and duets with Classical violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin.

Line Up

Seonaid Aitken - violin

Conor Smith - guitar

Dan Brown - piano

Andy Sharkey - bass

Max Popp - drums

Social Media Links

• @seonaid_music

• @cnrbsmth

• @andysharkeybass

• @danbrown.music

• @max_popp_beats

Press:

“Stupendous gypsy jazz player”  THE SCOTSMAN

“Violinist extraordinaire”   HERALD SCOTLAND

“Versatile and gifted player…Breathtaking”   EDINBURGH MUSIC REVIEW

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