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We have just heard that Pharoah Sanders is, unfortunately, unwell and is unable to travel to Edinburgh for his concert tonight. Of course, Phil Bancroft Quartet is the other half of the double bill, and Phil is a mighty saxophonist too We propose to go ahead with a concert featuring Phil Bancroft Quartet, who will play an extended 75 minute set. For those

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Stan Tracey is unavailable due to illness. Many thanks to the leading London based pianist, Steve Melling, who will replace him.

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Farewell to Kenny

06 Mar 2013

"Sadly we lost Kenny from the jazz world in March of this year. He appeared many times at the Festival and was a great favourite. His natural charm and generosity was loved by all and he is sadly missed" Mike Hart, Founding Directorx

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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival – Creative Internship Opportunity Arts and Creative Industries Graduate Internships are open to people aged 24 or younger, who are unemployed and hold an HND/Degree or higher in a Creative Industries subject.

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11 Feb 2013

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is pleased to announce its new shop where you can purchase CDs or digital downloads of featured artists. The first two artists are Martin Kershaw and Angela King. Martin Kershaw's CD The Howness was released in 2012 and features music that Martin played with his quartet in

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Carnival Party

11 Feb 2013

Coming Up this Saturday - a carnival dance extravaganza… three bands delivering furious dance beats plus circus performers, DJs and exotic carnival costumes.

Carnival Party
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We are delighted to release our debut albums on the Edinburgh Jazz Festival imprint : Angela King's I Told You So and Martin Kershaw's The Howness. To find out more simply click on he following links: Angela King

Jazz Festival recordings: Angela King / Martin Kershaw
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