EIFF: Electric Contact: A Tribute to Tom McGrath

Tommy Smith will lead the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in a musical tribute to Tom McGrath at the Queen's Hall.

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In an ode to Tom McGrath’s immense influence on jazz in Scotland, Edinburgh-born jazz saxophonist Tommy Smith - Saxophonist will lead the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in a musical tribute to Tom McGrath at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh featuring the music of Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Freddie Redd and other jazz greats. This special performance will be complemented by readings of McGrath’s poetry by celebrated actor and performer, Tam Dean Burn.

This performance is part of the 'Scotland' strand - dedicated to visionary Scottish playwright, poet and jazz musician - in EIFF's wider retrospective programme, The Future Is History.

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