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Leith Jazz and Blues Festival is a great 3-day festival in Leith, Edinburgh! Starts this Friday 7th June – details below..

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This year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival is going to be fabulous! Here’s a wee taster of the music..

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/794m5ct5uFI63C2I4IGM0c Get your tickets in advance: https://www.jazzfest.co.uk/tickets/
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In case this is of interest to those of you who love this venue!

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/the-new-jazz-bar-saving-the-music
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Coming to the French Institute*, Edinburgh on Friday 7th June, at 6.30pm: the Tom Sochas Trio! This gig should be a scorcher..

Franco-American Tom Sochas is a pianist whose work SJS has followed for some time. Although for the last 13 years…
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Playtime + Greg Lawson & Phil Alexander of Triptich, in Edinburgh & Livestream, this Thursday 16th May, at 8.15pm!!

What a brilliant line-up – this is going to be fab!! https://www.facebook.com/events/299800463175269?ref=newsfeed
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Norman&Corrie, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 9th May 2024. Live review

Photo credit: the artists. It was with high expectations that this writer attended Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, where two highly versatile…
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Some sudden, very sad news today for Edinburgh and Scottish jazz: closure of The Jazz Bar.

Yet another key music venue closes. https://www.thejazzbar.co.uk/announcement-of-closure/
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The singular Trio HLK have just released their second album, Anthropometricks. If complexity including rhythmically, playfulness and great musicianship please you, do yourself a favour and check it out!

Top tip: If you have only a few minutes, try track 3, ‘Concertinas (for Bill)’ – although truly, this album…
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Aberdeen Jazz Festival starts tomorrow!!

https://jazzscotland.com/collections/aberdeenjazzfestival
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Jazz-folk pianist Fergus McCreadie was interviewed by William Schomberg aka Billzinho, in his monthly jazz show on Mixcloud! Link below..

https://www.mixcloud.com/thesoundFM/fergus-mccreadie-special-billzinhos-feb-24-show/