Brass & Crimson returns for a second year bigger and better! Kicking off at Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival on 20-21 July, Brass & Crimson will bring together iconic talent with emerging stars that fly the flag for Jazz and its influence on other genres to create new musical experiences.
MOBO award-winning Soweto Kinch and acclaimed singer/songwriter Laura Groves, Brass & Crimson will then travel to Bristol, Manchester, and Leeds, before taking its final bow at London Cocktail Week in October.
The story of Drambuie began in 1746, its rich history has taken it from its Scottish roots, through prohibition and to the clubs of New York in the 1960s where it became ingrained in the bar scene and is the irreplaceable key ingredient in the timeless Rusty Nail™ – a favourite cocktail of the legendary Rat Pack.
20TH JULY – SOWETO KINCH TRIO & MAX VON MOSCH
The stage will open with the Soweto Kinch Trio, an exciting and versatile group, fronted by Soweto Kinch who has amassed accolades and awards on both sides of the Atlantic; including a Mercury Music Prize nomination and a MOBO for best Jazz Act.
Following a set focused on the captivating combination of jazz and hip hop, one of the hottest musicians on the German jazz scene, Max Von Mosch, will take to the stage, to create atmospheric and intriguing soundscapes packed with passion and beauty.
The combination of these two acts highlights the versatility of one genre, champions the established and up-and-coming jazz talent of our time.
Tickets for Drambuie’s Brass & Crimson experience featuring Soweto Kinch Trio on 20th July are £15 and available here / Tickets for Drambuie’s Brass & Crimson experience featuring Max Von Mosch on 20th July are £10 and available here
21ST JULY – LAURA GROVES & BRASS GUMBO
The second evening of the Brass & Crimson tour welcomes acclaimed London-based songwriter, Laura Groves. Starting her career by experimenting with a saxophone and soul combination, Groves also draws inspiration from folk-pop to create sophisticated songs that are full of heart and soul, which have gained her industry recognition.
That same evening, Edinburgh-based band, Brass Gumbo will close the Brass & Crimson stage. Saxophonist, Tom Pickles leads the band with the maverick line up of trumpet, trombone, tuba and drums. A band that takes contemporary and classic pop tunes, and gives them a New Orleans funky feel, Brass Gumbo is certain to get everyone moving; ensuring the final night of the Brass & Crimson tour at Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is one to remember.
Tickets for Drambuie’s Brass & Crimson experience featuring Laura Groves on 21st July are £10 and available here
/ Tickets for Drambuie’s Brass & Crimson experience featuring Brass Gumbo on 21st July are £10 and available here
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