14 Jan 2019
An exciting opportunity designed for musicians of all ages who want to improve their jazz playing and meet other jazz lovers! Leading young jazz pianist, Fergus McCreadie and his team of top class professionals, will cover the foundations of jazz harmony, rhythm, and improvisation, in a group context. You should have a command of your instrument.
14 Jan 2019
COME AND JOIN THE CARNIVAL! If you love vibrant costumes, dazzling spectacle, compelling music and great dancing – this is for you. Every Sunday, we have carnival art and activities ranging from West African Drumming, Jazz & Contemporary dance, Capoeira plus costume and puppet making.
09 Jan 2019
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival are working in association with Tinderbox Collective to start a new community music group for the South West of Edinburgh. Open to people of all ages and levels of capability, the main aim is to have fun and make music.
03 Jan 2019
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is renowned for featuring extraordinary musicians on the basis of their outstanding performances rather than their name recognition in Scotland.
17 Dec 2018
Mike Hart died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday 11th December. Mike was the Founder of the Festival and it’s Artistic Director of over 25 years. He was at the heart of the Edinburgh traditional jazz scene from the 1950s up until a few years ago,as a musician, bandleader and organiser. He was a man of great energy, charisma and commitment.
16 Dec 2018
The Festival’s Founding Director, Mike Hart, died on Tuesday. Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival Chair, Councillor Jason Rust said, “Mike was a legend in the jazz scene with a massve musical knowledge and engaging wit.
11 Dec 2018
Edinburgh Napier University Jazz Summer School/Sing Jazz 2019. Between 15 - 19 July, and coinciding with Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, we welcome applications from instrumentalists and singers to join us for five days of immersive improvisation and ensemble activities.