30 Apr 2020
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.
23 Apr 2020
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?
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.
16 Apr 2020
Save the dates: the 2021 Festival will run from Friday 16th July to Sunday 25th July. Stay safe and we hope to see you there.
16 Apr 2020
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
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 DIRECTORY: Creative Scotland have pulled together an A-Z of funding and resources available to those in the creative