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Special Event: Grand Charity Jazz Concert

8 September - 8 September, 2023

The Friends of Dundee Heritage Trust and The Weaver Incorporation of Dundee are pleased to
announce a grand fundraising jazz concert at Discovery Point, Dundee, on the evening of Friday, 8
September 2023 at 7.30 pm.

All members and volunteers, partners, friends, family, trustees, supporters, and staff are cordially
invited to what will be a great evening of fun, entertainment and fund-raising for local worthy

Enjoy an evening of fine gipsy jazz and swing classics courtesy of Rose Room, current Best Band
winners at the Scottish Jazz Awards. Glasgow-based Rose Room are Scotland’s leading ensemble
influenced by Hot Club Swing. Led by virtuoso violinist, two-time Scottish Jazz Award-winning vocalist
and BBC broadcaster Seonaid Aitken, the band also features Scotland’s No.1 guitar maker Jimmy
Moon on double bass with Danny Kyle Award-winning Tam Gallagher on rhythm guitar. The new
addition to the band, and kicking off Rose Room’s second decade in style, is an exceptional talent
from Glasgow’s Southside; solo guitarist Conor Smith.

Expect the effervescent sound of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli as they serve up a mix of
1930s standards, original music, and gipsy jazz favourites with their signature flair and fireworks!
“Classy vintage swing and gipsy jazz played by a band that combines brilliant musicianship and warm
personality” JAZZ SCOTLAND.


All profits from the event will be split equally between both organisations, with The Friends of
Dundee Heritage Trust supporting the ”Save Our Ship” campaign to protect the iconic RRS Discovery
and The Weaver Incorporation of Dundee supporting its community projects.

Tickets priced £25 will include a light buffet and tea and coffee during the interval. A cash bar serving
a range of alcoholic beverages will be available.

The number of places available is limited to 85.
Please book early to ensure a seat – it’s the hottest seat in town – see details below.

Throughout the evening, there will be raffles and other fundraisers; please give generously.

The dress code
is smart-casual, although vintage or jazz-aged themes are encouraged!
If you wish to attend, please e-mail Clerk to the Weavers Colin Graham at cgraham@thorntons-law.co.uk  with details of whom you wish to buy tickets for and, at the same transfer the price of the tickets to Thorntons Law LLP clients’ account. Sort code 835000 and account number 00275311
quoting WE05628.2.

Thank you for supporting the work of the Friends and the Weavers – your dapper jazz gent, Friends
Committee Member, Verdant Works volunteer and Boxmaster of the Weavers, Richard Irvine.


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