Award-winning young jazz pianist Fergus McCreadie opens a new season of Red Door concerts at St Peter’s Church in Linlithgow on Thursday, September 19.
McCreadie, whose debut, Turas, won the Best Album title at the Scottish Jazz Awards this year and has just been shortlisted in the Scottish Album of the Year Award, will be playing in a duo with David Bowden, the bassist from his internationally acclaimed trio.
The pianist has also been shortlisted in the Best Newcomer and Best Album categories of the Parliamentary Jazz Awards, which are now the UK’s most prestigious jazz honours. He previously won Best Instrumentalist at the Scottish Jazz Awards in 2018 and his trio, which features drummer Stephen Henderson alongside McCreadie and Bowden, won the much-coveted Peter Whittingham Jazz Prize in 2016.
Following McCreadie, the Red Door programme welcomes Romanian singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo, English folk singer-guitarist Chris Wood, adventurous fiddle and harp duo, Catriona McKay & Chris Stout, and father and daughter Martin and Eliza Carthy to the beautifully refurbished St Peter’s.
Fergus McCreadie (photo by Morgan Shaw)