16 Jul 2017
Birth of the Cool in the Piccolo Spiegeltent tonight at 5:30pm is sold out! Limited tickets available for Kandace Springs in the George Square Spiegeltent tonight at 8:30pm. Get your tickets here before they are sold out!
13 Jul 2017
Nine things you might not know about Ibibio Sound Machine “You have to see this act” (The Skinny) BBC 6 Music put Ibibio’s latest album "Uyai" at number 6 on their 20 must-hear albums of 2017 list.
12 Jul 2017
From movie star looks to being portrayed by film star Ethan Hawke, Chet Baker is jazz’s most fascinating enigma. A cool-toned trumpeter able to spar with Charlie Parker and a singer of vulnerable charm, he rose to prominence with Gerry Mulligan’s ‘piano-less’ quartet in the 1950s, then sank.
11 Jul 2017
We love presenting young musicians, and this year it’s a really special year. There’s so much high quality new talent coming through on the Scottish jazz scene, we’ve only been able to feature a few of the top names.
11 Jul 2017
They’re almost forgotten. The singers who could sing blues, unamplified, over a swinging band. Jimmy Rushing, Jimmy Witherspoon, Big Joe Turner, Joe Williams. Listening to them now, you realise that rock n’roll started years before Bill Haley and Chuck Berry came along.
10 Jul 2017
With over 170 concerts, nine iconic venues, 30 musicians from New Orleans, 2 Spiegeltents, 3 youth bands and more musical talent that seems possible, the 10 days of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival offer a celebration of jazz and blues.