Ben Crosland Quintet

Ben Crosland reimagines rock-pop

June 7, 2022

Ben Crosland first produced his arrangements of the Ray Davies Songbook in 2016 and has been touring that programme through many Jazz Festivals and Clubs since then. The Quintet will arrive in Nairn fresh from the Langtoun Jazz Festival in Fife.

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Fergus McCreadie Trio

Recognition for Turas and Cairn

April 15, 2022

McCreadie has been winning awards since his mid-teens and his group's debut album, Turas, released in 2018, showed extraordinary maturity. It won the Album of the Year title at both the Parliamentary Jazz Awards - the UK's most prestigious jazz prizes - and the Scottish Jazz Awards. McCreadie himself went on to win the Best Instrumentalist title at the Scottish Jazz Awards in 2018 and 2020.

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Tim Klipuis Trio

A Jazz Journey Across Europe

March 16, 2022

How the Tim Klipuis Trio have traveled throughout Europe to entertain audience with their Django Reinhardt influenced jazz.

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New Focus

New Focus and the Classical Connection

February 18, 2022

New Focus Duo of Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wiszniewski are performing for us on Saturday 12th March.

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Quattro MacJazz

Thank you to Quattro MacJazz

December 9, 2021

Another great night with Quattro MacJazz. Unfortunately Lennie Herd had to miss the gig, still suffering the after effects of Covid but we we were lucky to enjoy the brilliant playing of stand in trumpeter Mike Daly who made the long drive north from home in the deep south (well, Ayrshire…). Another to briefly join the line up was Guide dog Domino who stepped in for a photo!

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Quattro MacJazz

Getting to know Quattro MacJazz

October 19, 2021

Founded in 2006, Forrie Cairns the great Scottish clarinet player from the Clyde Valley Stompers era of the 1950s and 60s had the idea for the band with a four man line-up. With the right four guys, it produces a very clean swinging sound, ideal for traditional jazz classics.

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Rose Room

Quattro MacJazz gig at Jazz Nairn

October 18, 2021

Wonderful to see so many people at our long delayed first gig of the year, thank you all for turning out to enjoy the uplifting sounds of Rose Room.

Our next gig on Friday 12th November also features more toe-tapping music with the Dixieland sounds of Quattro MacJazz.

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Rose Room

Welcome back with Rose Room

September 23, 2021

We’re excited to start our new Season with old favourites Scottish Jazz Award-winning band, Rose Room.

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

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