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Jazz pianist adds third Scottish date

Jazz pianist adds third Scottish date

New York-based pianist John Colianni has added an extra gig to his latest Scottish dates.

As well as appearing at Edinburgh's Jazz Bar tonight and Glasgow Art Club tomorrow, Colianni will be playing at Whighams Jazz Club in Edinburgh on Sunday.

The musician won the inaugural Thelonious Monk Piano Competition, has worked with swing master Lionel Hampton, guitar legend Les Paul and singing star Mel Torme.

He appears with Kevin Mackenzie (guitar), Jay Kilbride (double bass) and Chris Whitehouse (drums).

l www.johncolianni.com

Brewery is up for a laugh

Drygate, the craft brewery in Glasgow's east end which opened in May, has taken its first step into the world of stand-up comedy.

In collaboration with the Gilded Balloon, Drygate's comedy season will run most Friday nights until December, with some serious talent set to appear. There is dining available downstairs in The Vintage At Drygate.

This Friday features Hannah Gadsby, Amy Howerska and Stuart Mitchell, with compere Ray Bradshaw, while future events include headliner Romesh Ranganathan on November 21 and compere Zoe Lyons for the final show of this year's season on December 19.

l drygate.com

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