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Raymond MacDonald & Friends
June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm£5 – £8
Raymond MacDonald creates a new 40-minute suite of music inspired by the writings of Muriel Spark. This new work will be premiered at the Glasgow jazz festival and will be performed by some of Scotland’s leading musicians. The pieces include conventionally written material, graphic notation developed using Muriel Spark’s drawings and doodles, hand made Italian goat bells and specialized conduction techniques all exploring the relationship between improvisation and composition.
Raymond MacDonald – saxophones
Cliona Cassidy – voice
Emma Smith – bass
Kim Macari – trumpet
Graeme Wilson – saxophone
Gerry Rossi – keyboards
Stuart Brown – drums
Jules Rawlinson – electronics and graphics
“Mighty and glorious. Music this articulate is rare in any style of music” – Jazz Wise
“Exhilarating music. it eliminates the boundaries not just between composition and improvisation but between cultures and idioms.” – Sydney Morning Herald
Tickets can be purchased here.
Accessibility: The Glad Café bar and venue are wheelchair accessible.