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Beautiful melodies, rhythms full of surprises, evocative soundscapes, hard edged grittiness and creative flights define this Trio in a brilliant jazz/folk crossover world. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
Dolphin Boy's always engaging electronica with his eclectic remixes and mashups is a terrific foil for live music. The Playtime Trio has been building a serious following for their transcendent and epic one hour continuous improvisations at The Out House. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
Jim Petrie - the trumpeter and vocalist has an emotional cry that touches nerves of fellow musicians and audiences alike. He's a diehard traditionalist, with no time for modern jazz and beyond, yet his steely, passionate music reaches out across all audiences. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
In a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice. Adam is the true story of a young Egyptian trans man's journey across borders and genders to find a place to call home.
A new project by Tom Bancroft blends jazz, electronica, Scottish traditional music and Indian classical music. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
These Italian troubadours of the sensuous and sublime make it their mission to party. Their high-octane, gypsy-swing travels from Latina to swing, balcanica to reggae, soul to folk into an ever-changing musical mix. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
The saxophonist has wandered far across musical styles – and many styles beyond – from multiple theatre shows to his duo with Liz Lochhead. Here he is with his punchy sax/tuba/drums Trio and the fun-loving afro, Latin, ska-jazz, bues and soul six piece band. part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
The seven-piece funk machine, fronted by singer Mike Kearney, delivers pounding grooves, thick stacks of funky horns and whiplash-inducing bass fills, with seminal tunes by Stevie Wonder. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
Young Traditional Musician of the year, fiddler Charlie Stewart meets bassist David Bowden, winner of Young Scottish Jazz Musician to form a special new band, and here it is. The best young talent from Glasgow's thriving folk and jazz scenes. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
There's no more famous Duet in Jazz than the 1928 Weather Bird collaboration of Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines. Kellock and Kellso are musicians inspired by such approaches, and they can also sound like Hines and Armstrong, although they'll honour all the greats of swinging jazz in their Edinburgh summit. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
Fragile Bliss are an exceptional group from the Czech Republic, who create acoustic music that sounds as though jazz, classical and folk roots of central Europe have been distilled into a perfect balance. Part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017.
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Scotland, EH1 2ED
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