A showcase of 3 of Scotland's leading jazz groups that cross-over into other genres including Scottish traditional music and Indian Classical music.
Tom Bancroft's In Common featuring Sharat Chandra Srivastava (violin) and Gyan Singh (table) from India, and on vocals Gina Rae, and Sophie Bancroft
Graeme Stephen's The River featuring leading traditional fiddler Chris Stout from Shetland
Fergus McCreadie Trio Scotland's up and coming jazz piano star
Hear tracks from each band below:
Between them these musicians have received 3 Scottish Jazz Awards, Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year, BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year Finalist,
BBC Jazz Award for Innovation, Creative Scotland Award, Herald Angel etc etc
The project will be at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival:
August 13th - 8-10.40pm The Queens Hall, Edinburgh: Each band plays a 40 minute set in one concert in one of Edinburghs's premier and beloved top-of-the range concert venues
August 14th - 16th 1-4pm Pianodrome - Each band plays a longer set in separate concerts in a unique 100 capacity music venue built out of up-cycled pianos, beautiful, funky and cool.
August 16th & 17th 6.30-10.30pm Out of the Blue Each band plays a longer set in a cool 80 seat capacity space near the centre of Edinburgh.
This project has Made in Scotland funding from Creative Scotland.
If you are an international festival or promoter this means that if you come and see the project in the fringe the bands can get travel support to come and perform for you in your country.