The Living Jazz Continuum

Presented in collaboration with the Scottish Jazz Archive

Join Graham Blamire, Norrie Thomson and a host of Scotland’s traditional jazz players for a musical walk down memory lane. Featuring three bands, this show is perfect for lovers of traditional and classic jazz, or longtime fans of the festival - not to be missed!

The programme features:
Band 1: Lennie Herd (trumpet), Stephen Feast (reeds), Ian Boyter (tenor-sax)
Set list: ‘Indiana’, ‘Ain't Misbehavin', ‘Someday you'll be Sorry’, ‘Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams’, ‘Georgia on my Mind’, ‘I Found a New Baby’

Band 2: Mike Daly (trumpet), Paddy Darley (trombone), Martin Foster (reeds)
Set list: ‘Way Down Yonder In New Orleans’, ‘Bourbon Street Parade’, ‘Just A Closer Walk With Thee’, ‘Muskrat Ramble’, ‘Careless Love’, ‘Doctor Jazz’

Band 3: Colin Steele (trumpet), John Burgess (clarinet), Martin Kershaw (tenor-sax)
Set list: ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’, ‘On The Sunny Side Of The Street’, ‘Softly As In A Morning Sunrise’, ’Hello Dolly’.

The rhythm section for all three bands features Campbell Normand (piano), Roy Percy (bass) and Ken Mathieson (drums)

Band playing

Living Jazz Continuum


You can book online or by calling 0131 226 0019 between 10am and 6pm Monday to Friday. 

You can buy up to one hour before the event starts. The link to the stream will be sent to you one hour before it goes live. If you have not received your link 45 minutes before the start time, please check your junk/spam folder. If it’s not there, please email

Running time approximately 80 mins


Curated by Graham Blamire & Norrie Thomson

Lennie Herd - Trumpet
Stephen Feast - Clarinet
Ian Boyter - Tenor-sax
Mike Daly - Trumpet
Paddy Darley -Trombone
Martin Foster - Reeds
Colin Steele - Trumpet
Martin Kershaw - Saxophone
John Burgess - Clarinet
Campbell Normand -Piano
Roy Percy - String bass
Ken Mathieson - Drums