Liam Shortall: Corto Alto/ LATE JAM with Luca & Micah
Entry Requirements: 18+
Liam Shortall is a regular face in Glasgow’s young and thriving Jazz, Funk, and Soul scenes, and is fast becoming one of the most in-demand young horn players in Scotland. After graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at the age of 20, Liam continues to work alongside a number of different musical collectives such as The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Graham Costello’s STRATA, AKU, Tom Mcguire & The Brassholes, Fat-Suit & Escape Roots. His compositions and improvisational style has been influenced by a plethora of different genres (Bebop, Swing, blues, Gospel, Reggae, Drum&Bass, Electronica, Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, Motown).
CORTO_ALTO is Liam’s brand new original collective. The music takes a diverse range of influence from artists such as Miles Davis, The JB’s, The RH Factor, Terrace Martin, Ghost Note, Knower, Jordan Rakei, D’Angelo and A Tribe Called Quest. Blending classic Soul-Jazz of the 50’s & 60’s with a modern groove-based sound.
LATE JAM: Luca Pisanu & Micah Johnston. £5/ Free with Corto Alto ticket.
Starting at 11pm we have Luca Pisanu & Micah Johnston: kings of jam nights in Glasgow, coming down to the Blue Arrow. Bring your horn, axe, cowbell, etc. Til LATE.