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09 Jun 2019

Today is June 9th, which means we’re just 30 DAYS away from EJBF19! We thought we’d give you 30 reasons why you should come out and join us! Be part of Scotland’s biggest jazz and blues celebration Over 60% of the Festival is priced at £15 or less  There will be FREE

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Dave Keir was born on 9th April 1928 and lived in the mining village of Townhill, 2 miles North of Dunfermline. At the age of 9 he joined the Townhill Brass Band on cornet. When at Dunfermline High School he changed to trombone and played in the School Orchestra and also a local dance band around 4 or 5 nights a week.

Dave Keir: 9/4/1928 - 31/5/2019
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2019 Staff Team

04 Jun 2019

Meet the wonderfully enthusiastic, passionate and creative 

2019 Staff Team
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Join the Festival

04 Jun 2019

We are offering an exciting opportunity for non-professional musicians to be a part of animating our festival hub at Teviot Row. We are offering the opportunity to play on our free stages, located in the Lounge Room, the Loft Bar and Teviot Underground. The Lounge Room is a fantastic venue space, with a raised stage and will serve as the heart of

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Chris Barber OBE is one of the last British jazz legends around and an icon of traditional jazz in the UK. This year he celebrates his 70th anniversary as leader of the band and his 65th year with them on a full-time professional basis.

Chris Barber - Celebrating 70 years
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Jan Garbarek

22 May 2019

EJBF19 Producer, Roger Spence discusses the greatness of Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek 1974 – JAN GARBAREK CHANGES THE WORLD OF JAZZ 1974 was a crucial year for Jazz in Europe. The balance of power between the USA and Europe shifted, in a very significant way.

Jan Garbarek
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Edinburgh Firsts

22 May 2019

We love meeting new people and hearing new music - so we are delighted to welcome so many new artists / bands to the Festival.

Edinburgh Firsts
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