30 Jun 2020
We are very excited to present an online Festival to mark the dates of the 2020 Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.
Supported by Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, brilliant multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Liam Shortall has just released a new song with his band corto.alto, featuring MOBO Award winner, Mercury Prize nominee and all around incredible musician, Soweto Kinch.
30 Apr 2020
Happy International Jazz Day! What is International Jazz Day? International Jazz Day was designated by UNESCO in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.
23 Apr 2020
Even Scientists get the Blues Amanda Tyndall, Festival & Creative Director, Edinburgh Science Know that feeling when you’re down and all you want to do is listen to a sad song? Ever wondered why it is that on the back of a terrible day, when you really need cheering up, you turn not to that disco track but, in my case, to Joy Division, or Eta James?
With Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival’s Blues Weekend Online taking place this week, Senior Programmer Niall Greig Fulton rounds up a selection of jazz and blues related films and videos currently available to watch at home. German television music showcase Beat Club (1965-1972) featured a dazzling array of influential artists over the years.
16 Apr 2020
Save the date! The 2021 Festival will run from Friday 16 July to Sunday 25 July. Click here to book for Jools Holland at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Friday 16 July 2021.
16 Apr 2020
Scottish Blues Weekend ONLINE For the first time ever, the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival presents a 12 hour online Scottish blues extravaganza featuring established stars like Maggie Bell and Tim Elliott as well as new names like Jon