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One of the great tenor saxophonists, Stan Getz emerged from the big band era with an immediately identifiable sound and the light but emotionally penetrating style that popularised bossa nova in the 1960s.

Jazz 100 - Stan Getz
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Ticket Alert

06 Jul 2017

Some concerts are heading towards being sold out - Hot 8 Brass Band, Blues Afternoons, Swing'It Dixieland (Heriots) and Jools Holland (Festival Theatre), so don't delay, hit the buy button before its too late.

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Great Guitars

06 Jul 2017

In the beginning was Charlie Christian, but in terms of real electricity it was John McLaughlin in the 1970’s who defined jazz on the rock instrument, and he was followed in the early 80’s by two musicians who, amazingly, have been world beaters for nearly 40 of Jazz’ 100 years: Mike Stern and John Scofield.

Great Guitars
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DUMPSTAPHUNK

05 Jul 2017

Over the years, we’ve had some of the greatest Funk musicians alive playing in Edinburgh – Average White Band, Dr John, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, but we’ve never had anything close to the originals – until NOW.

DUMPSTAPHUNK
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“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.

Jazz 100 - Ruby Braff
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We are delighted to offer £5 standby tickets to students - please click here to see the list of eligible concerts.

£5 student concession tickets
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