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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.

International Jazz Day 2020!
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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?

Even Scientists get the Blues
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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.

Edinburgh International Film Festival's top Jazz & Blues films
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2021 Festival Dates

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.

2021 Festival Dates
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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

April 2020 Scottish Blues Weekend Online
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Please find below a selection of links that may be useful to musicians and those working in the creative comnunity, who have been affected by the COVID19 outbreak.  Creative Scotland DIRECTORYCreative Scotland have pulled together an A-Z of funding and resources available to those in the creative

COVID-19: Useful Artist Links
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Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival / Edinburgh Festival Carnival will not go ahead due to the Covid-19 Pandemic First, and most importantly, all of us at Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival hope this message finds you and your loved ones well.   We care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our audiences, musicians and staff, and we have of

An Important Announcement
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