dates 2019

31st January - New Focus Duo Classical Connection, St Michaels Church, Linlithgow 7:30pm

16th February - New Focus Duo  @ Hill Of Tarvit Mansion House near Cupar, 7:30pm

21st March - New Focus Quartet @ Aberdeen Jazz Festival

22nd March - New Focus Workshop @ Aberdeen University

24th May - New Focus Duo @ Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire

13th July - New Focus Classical Connection @ Edinburgh Jazz Festival - Five Star Review!

22nd August - New Focus Duo @ Edinburgh TV Festival for Sky Arts

14th September - New Focus Duo @ North Berwick

20th September- New Focus Duo @ Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire

10th October - New Focus Quartet @ The Blue Arrow, Glasgow

16th November - New Focus Classical Connection @ St James, Leith

dates 2018


22nd January - New focus Quartet Support for the Afro Cuban Allstars @ Celtic Connections, Glasgow Concert hall

17th February - New Focus Duo @  Craiglockheart Church, Edinburgh - 7:30pm

3rd March - New Focus Nonet @ The Institute, New Lanark Music Society

11th March - New Focus Duo @ Dunfermline Music Guild

14th April - New Focus Quartet @ St James, Leith

13th May - New Focus Quartet @ Merchants House, Glasgow

27th May - New Focus Duo @ Lythe Arts Centre, Caithness

2nd June - New Focus  Duo @ Linlithgow Jazz Club

26th October - New Focus Quartet @ West Kilbride Music Society - sold out

22nd November - New Focus Duo @ Perth Jazz Club

13th December- New Focus Duo @ Abode, Glasgow






dates 2017


27th January- Inverurie Jazz Club - SOLD OUT!

18th March - Jazz @ Hospitalfield, Arbroath - SOLD OUT!

31st March - Birnam Arts Centre

8th April - Nairn Arts Centre

May 20: SEALL at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye - SOLD OUT!

26th May - The Tolbooth, Striling

2nd June - Glasgow University Lunchtime recital - SOLD OUT!

14th June - Kew Gardens, London

15th June - Greenock Arts Centre

22nd July - Edinburgh International Jazz Festival, The Rose Theatre

16th August - New Focus Quartet @ Ronnie Scotts, London

17th August - New Focus Quartet @ Ronnie Scotts, London

18th August - New Focus Quartet @ The Crypt, London

29th August - New Focus @ the BBC Quay sessions

20th October  - New Focus Quartet @ Wakefield Jazz Club, Yorkshire

22nd October - New Focus Quartet @ Whighams Jazz Club, Edinburgh

23rd October - New Focus Nonet @ Biggar Festival, Biggar

18th November - New Focus Quartet @ Altachorvie, Isle of Arran

19th November - New Focus Quartet @ The Tron Sunday Jazz, Glasgow

30th November - New Focus Duo @ The Catstrand, New Galloway







4th April - Torphican Summer Nights series

8th May- Strathaven Choir Concert

22nd June - Support for Fly Trio @ The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow 7:30pm

9th July - Edinburgh House Concert

11th July - Kelburn, Largs

20th August - Edinburgh Festival Fringe @ The Jazz Bar 8:30pm (Quartet)

28th August - Edinburgh Festival Fringe @ The Jazz Bar 7pm (Quartet)

9th September - The Swallow Theatre, Wigton (Duo)

16th September - Cupar Music Club (Duo)

17th September - Craiglockhart Parish Hall, Edinburgh (Duo)

18th September - Eyemouth Hippodrome (Duo)

1st October - Southbank Centre, London, Live BBC Radio 3 Broadcast (Quartet)

8th October - Gartmore Music Club (Quartet)

15th October - The Old Parish Church, Falkirk (Quartet)

3rd November - The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen (Quartet)






"Luscious moments as jazz quartet and string quartet entwine...a highly organic and lyrical collaboration" 
  • The Scotsman ****
"This is perfect festival fare: rich arrangements, memorable themes, fine playing and a unique mix of jazz, classical and folk..."
  • London Jazz


Saxophones / Konrad Wiszniewski
Piano / Euan Stevenson
Bass / Andrew Robb
Drums / Alyn Cosker

The Glasgow String Quartet

Flute / Nicola Wiszniewska

Harp / Alina Bzhezhinska





“Another impressive offering from the team of Stevenson & Wiszniewski…lush, rich colours and textures…if anything the synthesis between the three different strands of jazz, classical and folk is even more successful this time round”.
  • The Jazz Mann
“Stevenson channels those Satie, Debussy and Ravel influences…his writing is consistently inventive and imaginative but always unfailingly melodic…a highly accomplished piece of work with the potential for considerable cross genre appeal.”
  • The Jazz Mann
“Acoustic jazz roots with a rush of strings…tuneful melodies and lyrical improvisation”
  • Mike Hobart, Financial Times
“powerfully inventive and melodic music”
  • ****The Scotsman
"Here's proof from Scotland that the quest for the thinking person's fusion still offers no end of possibilities...Wiszniewski and Stevenson have sculpted a clutch of concise, hauntingly original pieces"
  • The Sunday Times

“Fresh and interesting…sensuous, almost lush, and certainly engaging, well away from the routine…evocative of the best of movie music, varied and resolutely individual, the jazz sensibilities overlaid by a rather pleasing command of art music compositional concepts”

  • Jazzwise
"The inspiration is sax legend Stan Getz's famous 1961 album Focus, and the comparably tender-toned Wiszniewski and gracefully grooving Stevenson have written a set of appropriately lyrical originals, with the band likewise augmented by strings ensemble and harp."
  • The Guardian

“Stevenson’s dazzling jazz piano…Wiszniewski’s soprano tirades scales the heights.” 

  • Be Bop Spoken Here


“There’s something truly special going on in the musical minds of saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski and arranger, composer and pianist, Euan Stevenson...Original music that exists virtually in a world of its own...What’s so thrilling about listening to this nonet is the way all the parts move and work together, creating a melodic, harmonic and rhythmical swell that’s aesthetically pleasing and then some but also, in essence, just plain damned heart-lifting."

  • ***** The Herald 
“Wiszniewski has a ravishingly beautiful tone and Stevenson’s scores for string quartet, harp and rhythm section amount to much more than mere accompaniment. Combining jazz and classical idioms is a tricky business, but this succeeds splendidly.”
  • **** The Observer
"An excellent new album"
  • The Independent
"Stevenson’s intelligent and skilfully crafted arrangements and orchestrations go beyond a simple amalgam of jazz and classical music, creating instead a genuinely organic blend that is a constant pleasure. Wiszniewski’s sensuous saxophone shines on every tune and the rhythm section of Michael Janisch and Alyn Cosker are alive to each textural and dynamic nuance."
  • **** The Scotsman
"Stevenson confirms himself as a composer and arranger of great style, as well as a pianist with an elegant, coolly considered improviser's touch, and while Wiszniewski's saxophone talents have been conspicuous for some time, his playing here, always inventive, always soulfully communicative, puts him firmly in the international class."
  • ***** The Herald