04 Jul 2017
“I’m Old Fashioned” could have been cornetist Ruby Braff’s theme song. While trumpeters followed the trend of aiming high and fast, Braff concentrated on concision, sincerity, lyricism and a belief that there was just as much emotion in his instrument’s lower register.
01 Jul 2017
We are delighted to offer £5 standby tickets to students - please click here to see the list of eligible concerts.
29 Jun 2017
Love jazz, Love blues, Love a bargain? We are closing our Early Bird ticket offer tomorrow - so the chance to get 10% off ticket to 5 different shows will be lost forever... To claim the 10% off, simply choose your shows and call Hub Tickets on 0131473 2000. Don't forget the small print! There are terms and conditions which you can find here:
29 Jun 2017
On tenor and soprano saxophones Coltrane reigned supreme with technical mastery and yet his playing was always imbued with passion, spirit and soulfulness.
28 Jun 2017
His constant forging ahead into new territories makes Miles one of the few figures who can be said to have changed jazz forever - repeatedly.
26 Jun 2017
A larger than life personality, Charles Mingus created music that hummed with blood, roared with passion, went to church and sang the blues.