Award-winning violinist Seonaid Aitken pays tribute to her French Jazz violin hero Steìphane Grappelli to mark 25 years since his passing. Specialising in Gypsy Jazz, Seonaid is a regular tutor at the Grappelli-Django Camp in The Netherlands and performs extensively with her Scottish Jazz Award-winning band Rose Room.
Seonaid and her piano quintet will celebrate Grappelli’s 60+ year career with swingin’ tunes from his solo repertoire, his Quintette du Hot Club de France and duets with Classical violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin.
- Seonaid Aitken - violin
- Conor Smith - guitar
- Dan Brown - piano
- Andy Sharkey - bass
- Max Popp - drums
“Stupendous gypsy jazz player” THE SCOTSMAN
“Violinist extraordinaire” HERALD SCOTLAND
“Versatile and gifted player…Breathtaking” EDINBURGH MUSIC REVIEW