29 Apr 2018
We announce another band who will be appearing at the Festval, this year. "Enough spark to raise the dead!” (Folkworld). The Americans are masters of theirEnough spark to raise the dead!” (Folkworld). The Americans are masters of their chosen music: the classic jazz of the 1920s and 30s: from New Orleans to swing.
23 Apr 2018
We’re rolling out the red carpet for piano royalty, as the amazing Stephanie Trick and husband Paolo Alderighi return for some stunning piano virtuosity. Stephanie a classically trained pianist is now one of the leading exponents of stride piano. While Paolo is one of Italy’s foremost jazz pianists.
13 Apr 2018
Delving into blues, soul, rock but with that legendary Memphis grit, Southern Avenue are leading the wave of new musicians from the iconic music producing city. Having only a few years ago Southern Avenue are making a big name for themselves both locally and internationally.
13 Apr 2018
Adding to our already impressive lineup we have a phenomenal double bill showcasing the very best of Blues from Chicago featuring Mud Morganfield Band and John Primer Band. Echoing the same sound that made his father a Blues legend, Mud Morganfield salutes Muddy Waters heritage bringing a fresh edge to song over 50 years old.
05 Apr 2018
Music from bassist, Mark Hendry’s latest album “Esperance” can be heard at EJBF18 as well as an EXPO commission for a 20-piece big band – also part of the New Wave Of Scottish Jazz series. Mark Hendry’s Octet “Esperance” is an astonishing album of contemporary compositions, in which the 20 year old shows a scarcely believable maturity
04 Apr 2018
Celebrating the New Wave Of Scottish Jazz, EJBF18 showcases a host of young jazz musicians including Fergus McCreadie Trio.
03 Apr 2018
We're pleased to announce our collaboration for this year's Hidden Door festival in Leith, which will see Submotion Orchestra, London Afrobeat Collective and James Brown is Annie perform on 1 June at the Leith Theatre. The kings of orchestral jazz and dub fusion, Submotion Orchestra are back with their latest album "Kites", a glorious return to the smoky,