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Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival launches a new annual winter Blues Festival – dedicated to the best of the Scottish Blues scene. Each year we’re going to ask a leading blues musician to select a programme and first up is Scotland’s champion of classic blues, Richard O’Donnell.

Launching the Scottish Blues Weekend
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THE FIRST EVER BLUES COURSE IN SCOTLAND aims to teach students blues playing skills and to expand their repertoire. Designed for musicians who have a command of theirinstrument, Lead tutor, Thomas Lucas, and his team of leading professionals, will use classic recordings and examples of the great blues originals to give students a strong foundation and then

New for 2019 Edinburgh Blues Academy
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Come along and have fun and enjoy playing music with others. Music skills and past knowledge need not hold you back.

New Gorgie Dalry Music Group
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An exciting opportunity designed for musicians of all ages who want to improve their jazz playing and meet other jazz lovers! Leading young jazz pianist, Fergus McCreadie and his team of top class professionals, will cover the foundations of jazz harmony, rhythm, and improvisation, in a group context. You should have a command of your instrument.

New Edinburgh Jazz School
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COME AND JOIN THE CARNIVAL! If you love vibrant costumes, dazzling spectacle, compelling music and great dancing – this is for you. Every Sunday, we have carnival art and activities ranging from West African Drumming, Jazz & Contemporary dance, Capoeira plus costume and puppet making.

New for 2019 - Carnival Academy
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Job Vacancies

09 Jan 2019

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival are working in association with Tinderbox Collective to start a new community music group for the South West of Edinburgh.  Open to people of all ages and levels of capability, the main aim is to have fun and make music.

Job Vacancies
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Thrill has arrived

03 Jan 2019

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is renowned for featuring extraordinary musicians on the basis of their outstanding performances rather than their name recognition in Scotland.

Thrill has arrived
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