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Melissa Aldana Quartet, The Debating Hall, Teviot Row, Edinburgh, 15 July 2019.

Edinburgh was fortunate to secure a visit from the only ever female winner of the Thelonius Monk International Jazz Saxophone…
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Bernadette Kellermann’s COLOURWORKS, The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh, 15 July 2019.

If band-leader and violinist Bernadette Kellermann hadn’t confessed, the jazz festival audience wouldn’t necessarily have guessed that this was just…
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Sons of Kemet, 14/7/19, Spiegeltent Palais De Variete, George Square, Edinburgh

The admirable politics and confidence of this quartet cannot be faulted, nor can the good sense of the Edinburgh Jazz…
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Jan Garbarek Group featuring Trilok Gurtu, 13 July 2019

Revered jazz saxophonist Jan Garbarek arrived onto and departed from the Festival Theatre stage with his saxophones in their travel…
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Joachim Caffonnette Trio and Sextet, 12 July 2019

Joachim Caffonnette Trio and Sextet The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh Friday 12 July 2019 Today the 2019 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues…
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Norse Myths: The Arild Andersen Trio and The SNJO

Photo by Derek Clark. The world premiere of Norse Myths took place at Aberdeen Jazz Festival this week, and featured the colourful new offering…
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Tim Hecker plus Sevendeaths at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tim Hecker, Sevendeaths (Dissection Room, Summerhall, Edinburgh. 2 April 2019. Review by Fiona Mactaggart.) Outside the former veterinary school, a…
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

13th – 22nd July 2018 Words and image by Fiona Mactaggart. This year’s 40th anniversary Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival…
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Sugarwork

  17 May 2018 Debut album release concert, The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh Photograph and Review by F Mactaggart. This rare concert…
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Trio HLK and Evelyn Glennie, The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh –

13 May 2018 Music review by F Mactaggart. The sense of excitement is palpable as Scottish Trio HLK arrive briskly on…