Haftor Medbøe & Jacob Karlzon

City Halls & Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

Haftor Medbøe & Jacob Karlzon

Wednesday 19 June

  • £15.40 (includes booking fee)
  • 20:00–22:30
  • 0141 353 8000

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City Halls & Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

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Glasgow's oldest purpose built performance space has been entertaining visitors since 1841. The venue houses a traditional shoebox style auditorium as well as rehearsal, recording, broadcasting and webcasting facilities. The programme is predominantly classical music, the venue is home to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as well as a regular performance base for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. City Halls also host regular public workshops and classes for all ages and music abilities.

Haftor Medbøe & Jacob Karlzon

Glasgow International Jazz Festival present

Haftor Medbøe & Jacob Karlzon

Doors 19:30 Start 20:00

Haftor Medbøe has released albums with his eponymous group on Linn Records, and Fabrikant Records, and with Norwegian compatriots Espen Eriksen (pn.) and Gunnar Halle (tpt.) on Losen records. Born in Norway, Haftor has for many years been resident in Scotland where he is Jazz Musician in Residence and Associate Professor of Music at the capital city’s Edinburgh Napier University. http://www.haftormedboe.com

Jacob Karlzon is an award winning Swedish pianist who is celebrated for his work with artists including Silje Nergaard, Nils Landgren, and Viktoria Tolstoy. He has  shared the stage with a host of jazz luminaries including Billy Cobham, Kenny Wheeler and Norma Winstone, and has recorded for Caprice Records, Stunt Records, ACT and Warner Music. In 2012 Jacob gained the coveted status of Steinway Artist. https://www.jacobkarlzon.com

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