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Live Review: Fine Men With Foul Tongues. Piccolo, George Square, Edinburgh. Sunday 24 July 2022

Bassist Brodie Jarvie’s marvellously-monikered Fine Men With Foul Tongues (FMWFT) is certainly a fine septet, composed of some of Scotland’s…
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Live Review: Archipélagos. The Jazz Bar, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. Saturday 23 July 2022

Nowadays in Scotland it seems less often that we have the pleasure of hearing live a quality band of jazzers…
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Live Review: Mndmth / Mistafaz / Harry Weir; with support from IT. La Belle Angele, Hasties Close, Edinburgh. Friday 22 July 2022

Proving just how diverse Scottish jazz can be and how cross-over with other musical genres can bear fruits of many…
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Live Review: Fabio Giachino Solo; Dave Milligan & Norman Willmore. Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh. Friday 22 July 2022

Opening the concert tonight was Italian pianist Fabio Giachino, who had last attended the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, with…
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Live Review: Martin Kershaw Octet: Poets. Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh. Wednesday 20 July 2022

Live Review: Martin Kershaw Octet: Poets Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh Wednesday 20 July 2022   The Assembly Roxy was…
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Live Review: Brian Molley Quintet play Getz and Byrd’s Jazz Samba. Assembly Roxy, Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh. Monday 18 July 2022

It was clear from the start of this two-set gig, even before he explained his long-standing love of Stan Getz…
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Live Review: De Beren Gieren. The Jazz Bar, Chambers Street, Edinburgh. Monday 18 July 2022

Last Monday evening at Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar, lovers of the musically mildly outrĂ© had a bit of a treat. Belgian…
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Live Review: Alan Benzie – Tribute to the Headhunters. Piccolo, George Square, Edinburgh. Sunday 17 July 2022

Opening the two-set gig, Alyn Cosker set the tone. His relentlessly deep and loud funk groove was shortly joined by…
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Live Review: SCuba. Piccolo, George Square, Edinburgh. Sunday 17 July 2022

This energetic, new-to-Scottish Jazz Space quintet certainly raised Edinburgh’s already semi-tropical temperatures further, with their scorching Latin jazz sounds at…
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Live review of Trio HLK, at The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh, Thursday 21st April 2022.

Witnessing the emergence and evolution of a high quality band is always a great pleasure and privilege, which is heightened…