Scotland’s Sibelius’ jazz quintet at Kintyre Music Club

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The Kintyre Music Club is going out with a bang this season.

Its last concert, on March 9, will feature a trumpeter described as the Sibelius of Scotland, Colin Steele with his jazz quintet from Edinburgh.

Described by the Observer as: ‘Beautifully conceived and executed, mellow and melodic, Steele’s music has instant appeal.’

The other members of the Colin Steele Jazz Quintet are: Michael Buckley – saxophone, Dave Milligan – piano, Calum Gourlay – bass and Stu Ritchie – drums will be playing from its new album, ‘Even in the Dark Places.’

In addition the band is celebrating Colin’s return to the trumpet after a difficult season of relearning his instrument and changing his technique.

The musicians are all very experienced in their fields and play in the Scottish Jazz Orchestra, the Tommy Smith Orchestra and Stromash among others.

The Independent on Sunday said: ‘Trumpeter Colin Steele’s quintet is a dream of a band: a kind of Scottish supergroup whose individual stars remain at the service of compelling tunes, sophisticated arrangements and a swinging and sensitive ensemble feel.’

The show starts at 7.30 on March 9 in the Lorne and Lowland Hall. Tickets are £10 at the door, children are free.

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