09 May 2017
New Orleans is where jazz began and the first jazz recording was made in 1917. The city’s music has evolved in many exciting directions but still remains an extraordinary melting pot of musical styles and great players.
09 May 2017
This year the Festival celebrates the Centenary of Jazz with a decidedly Scottish flavour, with the annual Expo series of performances playing an expanded role: Seonaid Aitken celebrates Ella Fitzgerald
05 May 2017
We will announce the programme at noon on the 9th May
24 Apr 2017
12 names will be announced at noon today via our email list - make sure you're in the know by signing up - please email us to join the list. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the full series of
07 Apr 2017
We have just uploaded some videos from last year's Jazz & Blues Festival's Expo Projects - we hope you enoy - see them on YouTube Thanks to the Scottish Government and Creative Scotland for the funding for these projects.
22 Feb 2017
Announced today: A brand new five-day course developed specifically for vocalists, run in conjunction with the Edinburgh Napier University Jazz Summer School at the University’s Merchiston Campus. For more details click here.