Hippo £8.00

7:30pm Friday 25th May

London based promoter, Jazz Plus brings the Bristol-based HIPPO Trio to Glasgow for the first time. Big beat rhythmic mayhem - a future jazz trio buried in a nest of beefy electronics and bouncing rhythms. Saxophones, synthesisers and drums go in, hippo comes out. “Mind-spinning Jazz Futurism... it’s exciting to see so much support for Hippo’s energetic combination of virtuosic improvisation and live electronics.” - Fresh on the Net “Hippo then cranked things up with flairs of electro-psych and dream-like chord sequences meshing, culminating in a great interstellar beast. It was a full-on frenzy, leaving its mark.” - Bristol Live Magazine “Impressive jazz minimalism” - Bris 24/7 “Floor filling, rhythmic jazz magic” - Cosmogramma Facebook - bit.ly/HippoFacebook Single - bit.ly/HippoGrometSingle Youtube - bit.ly/HippoYoutube


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Thursday 27th September
7:30pm
£8.00
Led by bass player David Bowden (BBC Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2017), Mezcla features some of Scotland's brightest stars and is attracting attention for its innovative blend of soulful jazz and energetic grooves. Skilfully fusing influences from West Africa to ...
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Friday 28th September
7:30pm
£8.00
LE CAFE PARISIEN is a musical and cultural journey through the streets, cafes and terraces of Europe, expect to hear Hot Club Swing, Classical Themes, adventures into Romani and Celtic Music, and vintage Songs, all delivered with a fresh new twist. A veritable melting pot of asto...
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Monday 1st October
8:30pm
£5.00
Spangled Cabaret is the longest running monthly alternative variety show in Glasgow! Beginning at The Rio Cafe on the 1st Monday in February 2008, Spangled went on to capture the imagination of the audience with an ever expanding roster of eclectic acts. An anything goes mix of: ...
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Thursday 4th October
7:30pm
£17.50
Hypnotic (also known as HBE, or Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, or The Bros) is an eight-piece, Chicago-based brass ensemble consisting of eight sons of the jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran. With only horns and a drum set, "Hypnotic" has traveled the world. Their musical style ranges from hip...
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Thursday 18th October
7:30pm
£8.00
Beats & Pieces Big Band take the big band sound to places it’s never been before, with a distinctive blend of rocking energy and precise dynamics, infectious floor-filling rhythms and widescreen arrangements, and generous individual freedom and tight collective interplay. Embra...
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Friday 16th November
7:30pm
£8.00
"Nominated for both Best Band and Best Album in this year's Scottish Jazz Awards, Graham Costello’s STRATA make their Blue Arrow debut. They are known for blending stylistic elements of jazz, minimalism, and celebrated progressive/noise bands together with a strong DIY ethic, w...
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