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An Edinburgh and Festival institution bows out today, as Blues N Trouble take their final curtain call. Together with John Bruce and Sandy Tweeddale, Tim Elliott takes to the stage for the final time. Click here to find out more.

So Long, Farewell: Blues N Trouble
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Rumba De Bodas have just released a new video - click here to find out what all the fuss is about.

Rumba De Bodas new video
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Images of  brass bands marching through the  streets, particularly at jazz funerals and second line parades, have come to represent New Orleans.Typically the brass band is made up of a tuba, trombones, trumpets, clarinet and/or saxophone, snare drum, and bass drum.

New Orleans Brass Band
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New Orleans Classic Big Band Programme Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival 2017 compère James

Gala Concert Line-up & Set List
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The Birth of Jazz from Louis Armstrong to Duke Ellington! Featuring The New Orleans Classic Big Band! With special guests, New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band, Soul Brass Band, David L Harris Quartet and Ingrid Lucia. A joyous celebration of the early years of Jazz.

The Jazz Centenary Gala Concert has arrived
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Tomorrow night the Jazz Centenary Gala Concert is a joyous celebration of the early years of Jazz. Jazz was born in New Orleans and this Centenary Gala Concert brings the best musicians from New Orleans to celebrate everything from the traditional Bourbon Street of Louis Armstrong and King Oliver to the sophistication of Duke Ellington. For more information click

New Orleans: Birthplace of Jazz
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Last few tickets

18 Jul 2017

We have a few limited view seats for Tommy Smith's concert tonight. See here for tickets!

Last few tickets
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