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Louis Armstrong is the most important, most influential figure in jazz history, he was one of the first jazz soloists and was largely responsible for transforming jazz from an ensemble-based vernacular music into an art form that championed individual expression, invention and virtuosity.

Jazz 100 - Louis Armstrong
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Hot 8 Brass Band

24 May 2017

Hot 8 Brass Band release a new live video. Their press accolades include: “No band provides the fabled “fatback” groove like the Hot 8 Brass Band… superb”

Hot 8 Brass Band
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Jazz 100

23 May 2017

The year 1917 is a landmark in jazz.

Jazz 100
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SCAM ALERT

19 May 2017

Beware! Someone is sending out malicious offers pretending to be the Booker for the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival. They are asking for cash upfront to cover the costs of work-permits. This is a scam.  If you are in any doubt at all, please message us or call us directly.

SCAM ALERT
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Cross The Tracks

09 May 2017

Cross The Tracks celebrates cutting–edge new music, crossing the boundaries between jazz and contemporary urban music with:  Ibibio Sound Machine 

Cross The Tracks
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The Blues

09 May 2017

Our Blues programme crosses all the boundaries too: Southern blues, Delta blues, Mississippi blues, Chicago blues, electric blues, acoustic blues; the Festival hosts American stars and all the best homegrown talent. Lisa Mills 

The Blues
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