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EJBF22 Online Festival Pass

Friday 15th July 2022 | 17:00 | 0 min
Online Event £10.00
Experience our Digital Hub - the brand new home of home of our online festival programme.
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Marianne McGregor

Friday 15th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
‘Best Vocalist’ at the 2021 Scottish Jazz Awards, Marianne McGregor is destined for success. 
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Martin Harley

Friday 15th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Piccolo £15.00
‘Spellbinding’ (The Guardian) roots, blues and slide guitar from award winning bluesman making his festival debut.
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Jim Mullen: Burns

Friday 15th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
Arguably the finest jazz guitarist the UK has ever produced, Jim Mullen gets into a groove with his take on the songs of Robert Burns.
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Don Vappie and Jazz Créole

Friday 15th July 2022 | 19:00 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
As New Orleans as they come, Don Vappie is a virtuoso of the banjo and larger-than-life character immersed in Creole culture.
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Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Friday 15th July 2022 | 19:30 | 120 min
Festival Theatre Edinburgh From £30
Jools’ Jazz & Blues Festival party is not to be missed! Featuring Gilson Lavis, with special guest Eddi Reader and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall. With support from Christopher Holland.
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Jazz Gala: Seonaid Aitken Big Band plus special guests present: A Night With Ella

Friday 15th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £25-£27.50
We are opening the 2022 Festival in style, celebrating the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald. 
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After Hours

Friday 15th July 2022 | 20:00 | 180 min
Heriot's Rugby Club £12.50
Roaring jazz and swing from the 1920s.
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David Bowden European Quartet

Friday 15th July 2022 | 20:30 | 90 min
Piccolo £12.50
An exciting new European quartet led by Scottish bassist David Bowden.
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Richard Glassby Quartet

Friday 15th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
Poignant, lyrical, inventive, rising jazz star, drummer Richard Glassby produces music with great power and appeal.
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Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet

Friday 15th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy
Due to circumstances outwith our control, Ambrose Akinmusire’s EJBF22 performance will not go ahead. We will instead present trailblazing trumpeter Yazz Ahmed.
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Yazz Ahmed

Friday 15th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £15
Trailblazing trumpeter Yazz Ahmed makes her festival debut.
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Tom McGuire & The Brassholes

Friday 15th July 2022 | 22:30 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £12.50
Get ready to party! This 8-piece Glaswegian funk-soul powerhouse deliver untouchable live performances.
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Give it a Go - Jazz for Kids!

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 10:30 | 30 min
Muirhouse Millenium £5.00
Do you know your scooby doors from your doo-dats? Learn all about jazz in this fun, interactive workshop led by the brilliant saxophonist Sue McKenzie.
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Blues Afternoon: Lisa Mills | The Cinelli Brothers | Stacy Mitchhart

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 13:00 | 180 min
George Square Spiegeltent £17.50
Our ever-popular Blues Afternoons are back for 2022, featuring Lisa Mills, The Cinelli Brothers and Stacy Mitchhart.
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Mardi Gras

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 13:00 | min
Grassmarket FREE
Non-stop entertainment and a party atmosphere as a host of bands perform on multiple stages, bringing Dixieland, funk, soul and brass band music to the heart of Edinburgh.
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Give it a Go - Jazz for Kids!

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 14:00 | 30 min
North Merchiston Club £5.00
Do you know your scooby doors from your doo-dats? Learn all about jazz in this fun, interactive workshop led by the brilliant saxophonist Sue McKenzie.
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After Hours

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 17:00 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Roaring jazz and swing from the 1920s.
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Lisa Mills

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Oxgangs Neighbourhood Centre £8.00
Mississippi-born Lisa Mills meshes country, gospel, blues and soul in her intimate solo shows.
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Harvest Group

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
One of the most important groups in Belgian jazz right now.
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West Coast Hot Club

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £10.00
Super talented guitarist Conor Smith breaks out his pedal steel guitar to deliver ‘western swing’.
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Zara McFarlane

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £16.50
The multi-award winning singer-songwriter melds influences ranging from jazz and folk to reggae and neo-soul.
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Curtis Stigers

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 19:30 | 120 min
Festival Theatre Edinburgh From £22.50
Singer and saxophonist, Curtis Stigers epitomises musical class; suave sophistication, style and presence.
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Fergus McCreadie Large Ensemble

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £17.50
The talented pianist delivers a special, one-off new project featuring an extended line-up and a brand-new commission
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Xhosa Cole Quartet

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £15.00
The 2018 BBC Young Jazz Musician of the year has been nominated by Soweto Kinch as one to watch as part of his series: Blaze.
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Stacy Mitchhart

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Feel-good music from Nashville’s classy blues man. 
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Atom Eyes

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
Atom Eyes deliver neo-soul, jazz-funk and hip-hop, with soaring vocals and enchanting, adventurous melodies.
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Secret Night Gang

Saturday 16th July 2022 | 22:30 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £12.50
Manchester jazz-funkers Secret Night Gang are an exciting band on the rise.
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Give it a Go - Jazz for Kids!

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 10:30 | 30 min
St Bride's Centre £5.00
Do you know your scooby doors from your doo-dats? Learn all about jazz in this fun, interactive workshop led by the brilliant saxophonist Sue McKenzie.
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Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 13:00 | min
Edinburgh Festival Carnival FREE
Expect colour, spectacle, sounds and electric atmosphere as Scotland's largest multicultural celebration returns to the streets of Edinburgh.
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Blues Afternoon: Ian Siegal Electric Band | Stacy Mitchhart

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 13:00 | 180 min
George Square Spiegeltent £19.50
A double header of quality blues.
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Havana Swing

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 14:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Havana Swing combine artistry, fun and feel-good music.
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Dinosaur

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 mns min
Assembly Roxy £16.00
Mercury-nominated, "British Jazz super-group" Dinosaur are led by multi-award winning composer and trumpeter Laura Jurd.
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Scuba

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £10.00
Infectious rhythms with a fiery latin beat, fuelled by throbbing percussion and springy bass lines.
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Soweto Kinch Trio

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £16.50
MC and composer Soweto Kinch is one of the most exciting musicians of today.
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Noushy 4tet

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A rising star of the Scottish Jazz scene, trombonist Anouska Nanguy has been described by Soweto Kinch as one to watch.
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Mud Morganfield

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £20-£22.50
The eldest son of the undisputed King of the blues, Muddy Waters, Mud and his fantastic band deliver classic Chicago electric blues.
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Alan Benzie: Tribute to the Headhunters

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £10.00
Infectious grooves and high energy interaction, with lots of good vibes on classics like Chameleon and Watermelon Man. 
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Vintage Girls

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Step back in time to the Golden Age of Jazz.
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Rachel Lightbody

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
Born in Chicago and raised in Scotland, Rachel Lightbody unveils new arrangements of their songs as part of tonight’s set.
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BCUC

Sunday 17th July 2022 | 21:30 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £16.50
This seven-piece collective - Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness - have been mesmerising audiences globally.
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Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi

Monday 18th July 2022 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Blending impeccable technique with mature musicality, the piano duo has performed across the world, wowing critics and fans alike.
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Bandakadabra

Monday 18th July 2022 | 14:30 | 60 min
Bellfield £10.00
Dubbed an ‘Urban Brass Band,’ this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music.
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De Beren Gieren

Monday 18th July 2022 | 18:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
From Belgium, a piano trio that stands out from the crowd.
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Bandakadabra

Monday 18th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £12.50
Dubbed an ‘Urban Brass Band,’ this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music.
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Ali Affleck: Nina Simone

Monday 18th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Check out this new chapter for Ali Affleck.
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Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi

Monday 18th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Murrayfield Parish Church £10.00
Blending impeccable technique with mature musicality, the piano duo has performed across the world, wowing critics and fans alike.
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GRAHAM COSTELLO'S STRATA

Monday 18th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £15.00
Bold, innovative, hypnotic and powerful minimal music ranging from ambient and post-rock, to jazz improvisation from leading all-star band.
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Playtime with Laura Jurd

Monday 18th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £12.50
For this very special edition of Playtime, the quartet will be joined by multi-award winning composer and trumpeter Laura Jurd.
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Brian Molley Quintet play Getz and Byrd’s ‘Jazz Samba’

Monday 18th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd's ‘Jazz Samba’.
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Zac Harmon Band

Monday 18th July 2022 | 20:30 | 20.30:00 min
George Square Spiegeltent
Due to circumstances outwith our control, Zac Harmon’s EJBF22 performance will not go ahead. We will instead present one of the UK’s top blues singers and harmonica players, Errol Linton.
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Errol Linton Band

Monday 18th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent 16.50
Widely regarded as one of the UK’s top blues singers and harmonica players, Errol Linton’s live shows are legendary.
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Jazz Bar Big Band

Monday 18th July 2022 | 21:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £15.00
The classic Monday night big band, featuring the best players in town.
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Paolo Alderighi Trio

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 14:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Italian pianist Paolo Alderighi pays homage capturing Garner’s soul, good-natured mischief and contagious joy.
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Bandakadabra

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 14:30 | 60 min
Willowbrae Church £10.00
Dubbed an ‘Urban Brass Band,’ this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music.
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Bandakadabra

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £12.50
Dubbed an ‘Urban Brass Band,’ this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music.
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Tenement Jazz Band with special guest Stephanie Trick

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
Sensational stride and ragtime pianist Stephanie Trick joins Tenement to revive the sounds of traditional New Orleans jazz.
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Greig Taylor Band

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
Packing a punch, Greig Taylor’s music is a cross-section of old and new blues.
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Daniele Raimondi with Konrad Wiszniewski

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Italian trumpeter Daniele Raimondi and Scottish saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski lead a new quintet.
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John Scofield: Yankee Go Home

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £25-£35
Needing no introduction, John Scofield is a towering figure in jazz.
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Matthew Kilner Quintet

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £10.00
Young Aberdonian tenor saxophonist, Matthew Kilner is making waves wherever he plays with his beautiful tone and melodic lines.
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The Katet Vs John Williams

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Katet are an 8-piece soul/jazz/funk band who deliver pounding grooves and thick funky horn riffs.
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Georgia Cécile

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 20:30 | min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
A must for lovers of great songs and great singing.
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AKU!

Tuesday 19th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A sonic attack from a power trio like no other - energy at max!
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Bandakadabra

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 14:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Dubbed an ‘Urban Brass Band,’ this ensemble from Torino, Italy sets their sights on all sorts of brass music.
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Davina and the Vagabonds

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £18.00
A festival favorite, Davina sings and plays the music we love with an honesty and craft.
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David Bowden plays Mingus ‘Ah Um’

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Piccolo £10.00
Six Scottish musicians pay homage to Charles Mingus in this his centenary year, by playing the music of “Ah Um”.
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European Jazz Workshop

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A rare opportunity to hear young, imaginative European musicians at the top of their creative game.
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John Burgess: Big Swing Face

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
Playing tunes from the big band/swing era by the like of Basie, Ellington, Woody Herman and Buddy Rich, but with a little jump jive and dixieland added for extra spice.
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Gil Scott Heron Songbook

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 19:30 | 90 min
Leith Arches £10.00
Extraordinary guitarist and vocalist Aki Remally and outstanding young pianist Fraser Urquhart join forces to pay homage to Gil Scott-Heron.
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Les Violons de Bruxelles | Rose Room

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £22.50
A thrilling double bill celebrating the legacy of Belgian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt.
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European Jazz Workshop

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 21:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A rare opportunity to hear young, imaginative European musicians at the top of their creative game.
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African Groove Machine

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Piccolo £12.50
West African music with jazz crossover.
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Jed Potts and the Hillman Hunters with the Husky Horns/ Roosevelt Collier Band

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
Classic 1950s and early 60s American blues, delivered with passion and power.
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Martin Kershaw Octet: Poets

Wednesday 20th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
When EJBF last commissioned Martin Kershaw there was a spontaneous standing ovation.
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Lorna Reid: From Paris to Texas

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 14:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
A new project and a new direction from singer Lorna Reid and guitarist/Weissenborn player Neil Warden.
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Davina and the Vagabonds

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £20.00
A festival favorite, Davina sings and plays the music we love with an honesty and craft.
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Brian Kellock/David Blenkhorn Trio

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
They play classy, sometimes tricky, always passionate swinging jazz with a facility beyond most and an approach based on joy and fun. 
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Daniele Raimondi & Matt Carmichael

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
Daniele Raimondi is one of Italy’s finest young jazz trumpet players whilst Matt Carmichael is one of Scotland’s finest young saxophonists.
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Blind Boy Paxton

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £17.50
He made a massive impact in 2018 with a series of sold out shows and we are delighted he’s back.
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European Jazz Workshop Big Band

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 19:30 | 120 min
The Studio, Festival Theatre Edinburgh £8.00
An extraordinary, one-of-a-kind big band featuring top students from the music academies of Oslo, Parma, Glasgow, Hamburg and Nuremberg.
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A Night In New Orleans with Ali Affleck

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £18-£20
This is a thrill, a riot, a good time. 
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Lights Out By Nine

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £12.50
Lights Out By Nine are one of the best known bands on the Scottish scene.
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Redfish Blues Band

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Leith Dockers Club £10.00
Dynamic, high-energy band, Redfish Blues Band open the concert with their distinctive mix of blues, roots, jazz and soul.
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kitti

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Glaswegian singer/songwriter 𝐤𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢 is quickly establishing herself as one to watch.
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Joe Williamson Quartet

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A brand-new project from guitarist Joe Williamson embracing left-field modern jazz with a love for the acoustic tradition.
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Nubya Garcia

Thursday 21st July 2022 | 21:30 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £22.50
The shining star of the British jazz scene, Nubya Garcia is one of the leading forces in UK jazz.
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ENUJSS Concert

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 14:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £5.00
An opportunity to see and hear the jazz stars of the future.
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Classic Jazz Orchestra

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 14:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
Step back into the golden age of swing with the band that sets the standard for classic jazz.
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Hamish McGregor Plays Barber, Ball and Bilk

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 17:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £13.00
Hamish McGregor is an Edinburgh native, clarinettist virtuoso and traditional jazz band leader extraordinaire.
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Fabio Giachino, David Milligan & Norman Willmore

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 17:00 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Virtouso pianist David Milligan and rising star saxophonist Norman Willmore share a crossover interest between traditional music and jazz.
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Katie Whittaker Sings Etta James

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £15.00
From "At Last", "Tell Mama", "Something's Got a Hold on Me", to "I'd Rather Go Blind", Etta James is often thought of as the ultimate blues mama.
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Nathan Somevi Trio

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £10.00
A name to watch! Guitarist Nathan Somevi fuses jazz classics and soul.
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Blind Boy Paxton

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 19:30 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £17.50
He made a massive impact in 2018 with a series of sold out shows and we are delighted he’s back.
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Savannah Jazz Band

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 20:00 | 180 min
Heriot's Rugby Club £11.50
There is never a shortage of fun, excitement and raw good music whenever the Savannah Jazz Band takes the stage.
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MNDMTH + AiiTee

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 20:00 | 100 min
La Belle Angele £12.50
A sonic adventure where electronica meets rap, meets hip hop.
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Davina and the Vagabonds

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £20.00
A festival favorite, Davina sings and plays the music we love with an honesty and craft.
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Laura Macdonald’s Cooking with Jazz

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo 1607
The stellar saxophonist was a recent finalist on BBC’s Masterchef and has devised a new show combining two of her loves jazz and cooking.
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Jed Potts Hillman Hunters and Brandon Santini

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
The Hillman Hunters are an electric trio, playing blues inspired by 50s and 60s American greats.
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Francesco Zampini Quintet: Unknown Path

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
The Italian guitarist has a big ambition with his music, and he seems to always pull it off.
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Blue Lab Beats

Friday 22nd July 2022 | 22:30 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
With their futuristic melting pot fuelled by hip-hop, Afrobeat and electronica, Blue Lab Beats are probably the fastest-rising production duo in the world right now.
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Give it a Go - Jazz for Kids!

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 10:30 | 30 min
Rannoch Centre £5.00
Do you know your scooby doors from your doo-dats? Learn all about jazz in this fun, interactive workshop led by the brilliant saxophonist Sue McKenzie.
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Blues Afternoon: Dixie Fried | Kara Grainger | Grainne Duffy

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 13:00 | 180 min
George Square Spiegeltent £19.50
Our ever-popular Blues Afternoons are back, with a triple header of powerful rocking blues.
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Give it a Go - Jazz for Kids!

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 14:00 | 30 min
Currie Community Centre £5.00
Do you know your scooby doors from your doo-dats? Learn all about jazz in this fun, interactive workshop led by the brilliant saxophonist Sue McKenzie.
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Federico Calcagno & the Dolphians

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 16:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £10.00
Italian clarinetist Federico Calgano leads a sextet refreshing Dolphy’s masterpiece ‘Out to Lunch’.
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Davina and the Vagabonds

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 17:00 | 60 min
George Square Spiegeltent £20.00
A festival favorite, Davina sings and plays the music we love with an honesty and craft.
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Haftor Medbøe with Sue McKenzie, Eva Malling and Signy Jakobsdottir

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £15
A new band packed with super-talented musicians led by guitarist Haftor Medbøe.
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Blind Boy Paxton

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
PASS Theatre £17.50
He made a massive impact in 2018 with a series of sold out shows and we are delighted he’s back.
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Legends of the Blues - from Mississippi to Chicago

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
With flair and originality the Edinburgh group, Jawbone Walk, was formed out of a mutual appreciation for classic blues music.
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Rosie Frater Taylor

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
Euphoric, sweet and catchy tunes cool and decisive vocals and she plays guitar like an angel.
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Colin Steele Sextet

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 19:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
Trumpeter Colin Steele writes the contemporary anthems of a sophisticated Scotland.
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Hamish Stuart Band | James Brown Is Annie

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £20-£22.50
Hamish Stuart has worked with the likes of Diana Ross, George Benson, Chaka Khan and Paul McCartney.
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Nicole Smit: Travelling Tent Show

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £18.00
Acclaimed singer Nicole Smit takes us back in time with a show celebrating the music of 1920s tent shows.
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Archipélagos

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
This distinctive quintet fuse modern jazz, contemporary classical, progressive-rock, Indian Carnatic, and electronic music.
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Brandon Santini Band

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
His thick-as-molasses vocals and muscular harmonica playing have led fans and critics alike to tap Brandon Santini as one of the fast rising blues stars of his generation.
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Dowdelin

Saturday 23rd July 2022 | 22:30 | 120 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15
Fronted by French/Martinique singer Olivya, the band harness Creole language, Caribbean beat, urban energies, dazzling virtuosity, sensual electro.
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Blues Afternoon: Blue Milk, Blind Boy Paxton, Mud In Your Ear with Brandon Santini

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 13:00 | 180 min
George Square Spiegeltent £15.00
Making their festival debut Blue Milk are a one-of-a-kind roots group harking back to the traditions of turn-of-the-century, down home Delta Blues. 
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Brian Kellock and Colin Steele: Satchmo and Duke

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 13:00 | 120 min
Assembly Roxy £15.00
Two of Scotland’s leading jazz musicians pay a rousing and joyful homage to two giants of the jazz world.
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Brass Gumbo play The Beatles

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 16:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
A funky brass band with a distinct New Orleans flavor.
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Red Stripe

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 17:00 | 60 min
George Square Spiegeltent £16.50
Long time festival favorite, Red Stripe and his seven-piece band are back.
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Ferdinando Romano Totem

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
Rich, lush and colorful contemporary jazz quintet ranging from ECM via post-bop to contemporary music.
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Fine Men With Foul Tongues

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 18:00 | 90 min
Piccolo £12.50
Bass player, Brodie Jarvie writes brilliantly; creating absorbing, melodic, and exciting new music that appeals to wide-ranging audiences.
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Blind Boy Paxton

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 18:00 | 60 min
Assembly Roxy £17.50
He made a massive impact in 2018 with a series of sold out shows and we are delighted he’s back.
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The Golden Age of Scottish Jazz

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 19:00 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £12.50
The Batchelor’s of Jazz pay tribute to the jazz boom era.
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Blues Gala

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 20:00 | 120 min
Assembly Hall £25-£27.50
Maggie Bell leads a special programme packed wall-to-wall with festival blues favourites.
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Sade Mangiaracina Trio

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 20:30 | 90 min
Assembly Roxy £12.50
Led by the Italian pianist Sade Mangiaracina, this trio plays beautiful, beguiling music, blending classical music with European jazz and Mediterranean influences.
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Nicole Smit: Travelling Tent Show

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 20:30 | 120 min
Piccolo £18.00
Acclaimed singer Nicole Smit takes us back in time with a show celebrating the music of 1920s tent shows.
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Emma Smith: Take on Mingus

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 21:00 | 120 min
Jazz Bar £12.50
In celebration of the centenary of jazz maverick bassist and composer, Charles Mingus.
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Davina and the Vagabonds

Sunday 24th July 2022 | 21:30 | 90 min
George Square Spiegeltent £20.00
A festival favorite, Davina sings and plays the music we love with an honesty and craft.
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