The next jazz concert at Hospitalfield in Arbroath will take place on Saturday, February 28.
The band on this occasion will be the ever-popular Classic Jazz Orchestra. Led by drummer Ken Mathieson, this eight-piece band comprises of some of the best musicians in Scotland. Ken’s clever arrangements breathe new life into numbers associated with the jazz greats like Armstrong, Ellington and Goodman. Alan Steadman, who runs the events, said: “It is particularly relevant that the CJO comes this year as it is the venue’s 25th anniversary.
All the musicians in this band having been coming regularly to Hospitalfield in various line-ups. Indeed two of them appeared at what was only the second concert back in 1990.” Tickets, £12, can be reserved by phoning 01382 774648.