Luca is in his second year of a Jazz degree at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He is just back from San Francisco and has performed at Ronnie Scott’s in London and at the Dunoon Jazz Festival.
All that study and live work has clearly payed off - as he recently won the Rising Star award - at the Scottish jazz awards 2018.
Luca is the talented grandson of your favourite tv antique’s expert, Anita Manning.
Music by Jim Byrne
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Francesca Waddell Fashion Illustrator for Vogue, Bloomingdales, Tatler and Chanel speaks to Jim about her circuitous journey.
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Glaswegian writer Claire MacLeary talks to Pat about her development as a writer and her latest book, 'Burnout'
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Professor Gerard Carruthers: from his working class roots in Clydebank to the Francis Hutcheson Chair of Scottish Literature at Glasgow University
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Writer Mary Irvine - speaks to Pat about writing, writers and writing of her new novel
Jim & Pat’s Glasgow West End Chat episode 15: The world's first Blogger, The West End Festival and getting zonked out after a spot of Bowen Therapy
Michael Dale, Director of Glasgow West End Festival : From Egypt to Glasgow via London's Old Vic
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