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American trumpeter, Keyon Harrold is our 2018 cover star. From working with the likes of Beyonce to being hailed as “the future of the trumpet” by Wynton Marsalis, he is a star in the making, playing his Scottish debut on Saturday 14th July. 1.

5 Facts About Keyon Harrold
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Great news from the 2018 Blues Music Awards in Memphis as two of this year’s Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival performers picked up awards. Doug MacLeod who is performing at the Piccolo on Sunday 22 July picked up the award for the best Acoustic Album of the year. This follows on from him winning the Acoustic Artist award over the last two years.

2018 Blues Music Award Winners
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Assembly Hall

01 May 2018

We have just been notified of a new seating layout for the Asembly Hall, which is different to the one prevously supplied. We are working flat out to revise the layout and have these tickets on sale as soon as we can. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Assembly Hall
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For its 40th anniversary Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival is in a festive mood. The programme for this 40th anniversary edition which takes place from Friday 13th to Sunday 22nd July features a panoply of promising newcomers; music legends who have marked the Festival’s history; as well has a host of famous names making their Edinburgh debut.  Among the

Programme announcement for the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
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We are delighted to let you know that we will be announcing the programme on Tuesday 1st May - in the afternoon

Launch Date Set: 1 May 2018
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MOBO-winning, singer Zara McFarlane returns with songs from her head-turning album “Arise” released on Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Records. She blends the deep spiritual jazz of Pharoah Sanders with dub and reggae whilst her Nina Simone and Cassandra Wilson connections are audible.

Arise for Zara McFarlane
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