Touring 25 countries in 10 years, Joseph is returning to the Edinburgh 2022 Fringe.
An unmissable performance from legendary Russian-American trumpeter Valery Ponomarev, who dramatically escaped 70s USSR and toured the world with Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers…
After four years of their infamous Stevie Wonder show, the eight-piece Edinburgh superband completely sold-out its 2019 follow up, tackling their next legendary artist.
Scottish street-funk brass band Brass Gumbo take a magical musical tour through the back catalogue of The Beatles, infusing instrumental jazz and funk (and plenty of New Orleans se…
Glasgow’s Brian Molley Quartet collaborate with world-renowned Indian percussionist Krishna Kishor in a highly original, innovative and exhilarating musical fusion.
Led by Colombian-American Felipe Schrieberg, Feli y Los Malos is a latin-pop quartet blending together blues, boogaloo and Cuban son into something altogether unique.
The Jennifer Ewan Band performs a stirring mix of heartfelt original songs, Louisiana accordion blues and old-time Cajun dance music with a Celtic tint.
A carefully considered celebration of the trailblazing musician Nina Simone.
Wild World, Father and Son, How Can I Tell You, The Wind and more.
Acclaimed guitarist/singer and double Edinburgh Fringe award winner plays emotionally charged songs on solo electric guitar inspired by Scottish author George MacDonald’s seminal a…
An Electric Blues tribute to the masters, BB King, Albert King and Freddy King, including classics such as The Thrill is Gone, Born Under a Bad Sign, Hideaway and many many more.
Edinburgh vocalist Victoria Bennett spins delicate, moving tales of love and heartbreak, accompanied by a jazz quartet of top instrumentalists.
High octane R’n’B performed in the raucous atmosphere of Edinburgh’s world-famous Jazz Bar.
After a long (like, faaaar too long.
Gecko 3 play a dance-friendly mix of funk, latin, hip hop, jazz and reggae.
Two nights only! Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘Queen of vintage jazz’ (OC Weekly) presents a special programme – a carefully crafted selection of Lady Day’s best-loved son…
Returning after a sell-out 2018 show, Tenement Jazz Band continue their exploration of the roots of jazz, ragtime and blues.
Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, The Easy Rollers are a roaring seven-piece jazz outfit performing hits from the speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era and beyond.
Red-hot originals and ice-cool classics as Scotland’s native guitar/vocal legend (‘Electrifying’ **** (ThreeWeeks)) presents unique acoustic arrangements from the 20th-century so…
Award-winning jazz trombonist Rory Ingham joins forces with ground-breaking Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie for a night of high-energy, encapsulating and accessible jazz, featuri…
Harpist/pianist Aurora Engine sculpts soundscapes from inside pianos and outside the mainstream.
Following their sell-out Fringe shows from 2018 / 2019, Whisky Road are back to perform their latest acoustic blues show at The Jazz Bar.
Alongside sell-out tribute shows to Gil Scott-Heron and Jimi Hendrix, Remally returns to the Fringe with a whole set of new original funk and soul music! Expect massive grooves, he…
Making its debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, up-and-coming Czech jazz fusion guitarist Honza Kourimsky blends the music of Eric Clapton with high-energy psychedelic jazz.
Rediscover the golden age of swing jazz – Ella Fitzgerald; Dinah Washington; Keely Smith; Maxine Sullivan; Peggy Lee.
Edinburgh’s iconic independent and award-winning music venue showcases the city’s phenomenal local talent with nightly, danceable, late-night live funk, soul, blues and special jaz…
A rare chance to hear the music of two of jazz’s great innovators.
‘Fantastic!’ (Jools Holland).
Local jazz quartet JazzMain has built its reputation around the 50s and 60s Blue Note Jazz era, closely studying exceptional jazz artists like Dexter Gordon and his contemporaries …
A great song is a great song forever! The team behind the hugely successful Cry Me A River: The Songs of Julie London and Jazz at The Movies return.
A pianist with superhuman coordination, Los Angeles-based Milen Kirov is an award-winning Bulgarian-American pianist and composer with an inimitable artistic voice and celebrated c…
LOBN are an eight-piece soul and rhythm’n’blues band featuring horns, harmonies and the Hammond organ, performing a selection of original songs plus classics from our favourite son…
Returning to the Jazz Bar for the fourth year, Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo Malt & Rye will be playing classic blues and roots songs from the last one hundred years…
Nicole Smit returns with her sell-out show, Queens of the Blues, celebrating the women who have defined blues and popular music over the last 100 years.
Listen to the music of the greatest composers in jazz played by one of Scotland’s best Jazz Quintets.
Ever wondered why comedians feel the need to get up and reveal their soft underbelly to audiences that might reject them? Ever wondered why a singer seems to want to soak up all th…
Taking you back to the roaring 20s, The Easy Rollers is a seven-piece jazz band specialising in music from the speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era.
This year Jennifer and her band bring a blues theme to their bonnie bayou.
Returning to the Jazz Bar for the fourth year, Scottish acoustic guitar and double bass duo Malt & Rye will be playing classic blues and roots songs from the last 90 years.
Whisky Road are very pleased to be back for a third year at the Jazz Bar presenting their top-class, sell-out, lunchtime acoustic blues show.
A ridiculous four-octave vocal range, tear-jerking songs, stage acrobatics and trademark wit; all of these helped propel Angus Munro into one of Scotland’s most exciting singer/s…
Award-winning Edinburgh band The Blueswater are performing five raucous late night gigs in Edinburgh’s best live music venue, The Jazz Bar.
Echoing the crossover concert styles of Liberace and Victor Borge, this world-touring US pianist/singer is a classical musician gone rogue.
In 2019, after four years of their hit Stevie Wonder show, the eight-piece Edinburgh superband tackled their next legendary artist and sold-out every show.
An electric blues tribute to the masters, BB King, Albert King and Freddie King, including classics The Thrill Is Gone and Born Under a Bad Sign.
‘Fantastic’ (Jools Holland).
Edinburgh’s iconic independent and award-winning music venue showcases the city’s phenomenal local talent with nightly danceable live funk, soul, blues and special jazz performance…
Rockin’ blues, stomping boogie-woogie and silky soul jazz! Pianist/vocalist Daniel Smith delivers class and variety, explosive dynamism, classic songs and dry humour.
Acclaimed vocalist Nicole Smit returns to the Fringe with her sell-out show Queens of the Blues, a musical celebration of the women who have shaped blues and popular music as we kn…
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting hour of foot-stomping acoustic blues.
The world famous Jazz Bar Edinburgh proudly hosts the JazzMain quartet, performing the music of Dexter Gordon.
A great song is a great song forever! The team behind the hugely successful Cry Me a River: The Songs of Julie London and Jazz at the Movies return.
Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to legendary jazz and popular music singer-songwriter and composer, Peggy Lee.
In an interview with Art Blakey in 1987, the renowned drummer took a moment to ponder his brief yet momentous time on Earth: “Truth is stranger than fiction, and people are afrai…
‘The best artist we’ve ever had in session’ (BBC Radio Scotland).
Scottish jazz/funk brass band Brass Gumbo take a magical musical tour through the back catalogue of The Beatles, infusing instrumental jazz and funk (and plenty of New Orleans seas…
After sell-out shows for the last four years, join Scotland’s top jazz stars as they take a trip with everyone’s favourite nanny! Playing all the greatest hits, we guarantee a supe…
Brian Molley Quintet recreate and reimagine one of the bestselling jazz albums of all time, Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd’s Jazz Samba.
With thrilling empathy, phenomenal solos and driving musical energy, Steele’s trumpet fronts a quintet covering classic arrangements of Miles Davis’s seminal albums of the 50s …
Award-winning jazz vocalist Ali, with a heavy hitting band of internationally acclaimed musicians, resurrects the original outspoken blues and torch song divas.
A joyous tribute to the music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley, featuring a quintet of Scotland’s foremost jazz talent fronted by saxophonist M Kershaw and trumpeter Colin Steele.
Grab your dancin’ shoes cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece band performing hits from the speakeasy…
Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage jazz’ (OCWeekly.
With touches of Liberace and Victor Borge, this world-touring US pianist/singer is a classical concert artist gone rogue.
‘One of the finest guitarists, soaring vocals, epic songs’ (Mojo).
A classic eight-piece soul, funk and rhythm and blues lineup, driven by a powerful three piece horn section, mighty Hammond organ and some very soulful lead and harmony vocals.
Bala Baile is an Edinburgh-based Latin trio.
After four years of their sell-out Stevie Wonder show, the eight-piece Edinburgh superband tackles their next legendary artist.
For Gil Scott-Heron fans this evening at The Jazz Bar would need no extra hype.
Rediscover the golden age of swing jazz: Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Maxine Sullivan, Peggy Lee.
Main Street Blues present an hour of blues from the trio of blues icons known as The Three Kings.
The Herald’s Critics’ Festival Pick, 2019.
A return Fringe visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their highly successful show.
Tenement Jazz Band return to continue their exploration of the roots of jazz, from ragtime through to the jazz age.
From their critically acclaimed show Six Gals Named Smith, the six women of the RHRM present songs and fun chat on original jazz and blues queens.
Award-winning Edinburgh band The Blueswater will perform five high-energy, late-night gigs at The Jazz Bar.
Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today’s music via their passionate and dange…
Satchmo and Duke, two of the greatest jazz legends of the 20th century, only made one recording together, The Summit (1961).
Following their run of sell-out lunchtime acoustic blues shows in Fringe 2018, Whisky Road are back with their lunchtime acoustic blues show.
Edinburgh’s leading independent music venue showcases the very best local talent with nightly danceable funk, blues and special jazz performances (including The Jazz Bar’s 17-piece…
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
After last year’s sell-out show, established Scottish jazz funk guitarist Aki Remally reconstructs the music of Jimi Hendrix with a funk-heavy approach, featuring Scotland’s finest…
The kilted duo return to the Jazz Bar by popular demand with a different selection of traditional songs, but the same singalong atmosphere.
‘Boogie-woogie, slide-guitar master’ **** (Scotsman).
Join Scottish jazz vocalist Louise Dodds this August as she debuts her brand-new show Cover Stories at The Jazz Bar.
A Songwriters’ Circle returns to the Fringe in a slightly different format for 2019, presenting two of Scotland’s finest songwriters playing a one-off show as a duo.
Known for dusky vocals and biting wit, Edinburgh Fringe regular and award-winning performer Cat Loud sets her sights on the historically female-led sub genre of jazz.
Led by acclaimed vocalist Nicole Smit, Queens of the Blues presents a musical celebration of the women who have shaped blues and popular music as we know it, and have gone largely …
From the West Side to the Wild Side, Leonard Bernstein to Lou Reed, join New York vocalist Jess Abrams as she sings A Love Letter to New York.
The Jennifer Ewan Band is back with another exhilarating melting pot of heartfelt original songs and old-time Louisiana Creole and Cajun dance classics.
Playing their eighth consecutive Festival Fringe, Hot Tin Roof are back with their highly acclaimed show Blues Guitar Duo, playing originals and popular blues classics at Edinburgh…
Michele Osten and the Not Just Jazz Band are delighted to be debuting at this year’s Fringe! The band, renowned for its vast repertoire covering everything from jazz standards to c…
Two shows only! Award-winning jazz vocalist, washboarder and early jazz historian Ali resurrects the original outspoken blues and jazz divas who shaped today’s music via their pass…
Two nights only! Rediscover the immortal jazz divas of Dinah Washington, Nina Simone and Peggy Lee.
After sell-out shows for the last three years, join Scotland’s top jazz stars as they take a trip with everyone’s favourite nanny! Playing all the greatest hits, we guarantee a sup…
Scottish street-funk brass band Brass Gumbo take a magical musical tour through the back catalogue of The Beatles, mixing instrumental jazz and funk (and plenty of New Orleans seas…
Two shows only! Award-winning Ali, Scotland’s ‘queen of vintage jazz’ (OCWeekly.
Downhome blues, stomping boogie-woogie, rhythmic New Orleans piano, hard bop classics with searing guitar evoking the good-time speakeasy atmosphere.
This unique collaboration between two outstanding groups, Glasgow’s Brian Molley Quartet and the Asin Langa Ensemble from Jodhpur, combines music from Scotland and India to create …
Winner of the UK Perrier Jazz Vocal Award, Scottish Style Award and Spirit Of Scotland Music Medal, Niki King has released five albums and performed in leading jazz venues includin…
Award-winning vocalist Ali transports you to the underground prohibition era with her gorgeously characterful and distinctive voice and a stunning five-piece band of outrageous mus…
A quintet of Scotland’s foremost jazz musicians pays joyous tribute to the bebop/soul music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley.
Fringe Herald Angel Award winner for music returns with a cherry-picked selection from his extensive repertoire of over 100 songs.
The Circle returns to the Fringe for its sixth year.
When The Jazz Bar springs to mind, it is impossible not to think of the late legend Bill Kyle.
Scotland’s sultry star returns to The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh’s live music hot spot, with a spellbinding hour of jazz classics and original songs.
Chvrches as a charleston dance-off? Biffy Clyro as a torchsong ballad? Join award-winning five-octave vocalist Angus Munro and his floor-stomping jazz trio as they interpret modern…
From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling.
After last year’s sell-out show, established Scottish jazz-funk guitarist Aki Remally reconstructs the music of Jimi Hendrix with a funk-heavy approach, featuring Scotland’s finest…
Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie London.
Hollywood glamour and the sultriness of jazz have been inextricably linked since talking pictures began.
One of Scotland’s leading piano-led groups, The Fraser Urquhart Trio plays elegant, swinging jazz and bebop.
Grab your dancin’ shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, Dani Sicari and The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece swing band performin…
The Blueswater is an award-winning Edinburgh band.
Explore the roots of jazz, from ragtime through the jazz age, in the speakeasy atmosphere of this world-famous venue.
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, performing a powerful set of up-tempo electric blues material, with a range of original numbers plus some new and old blues …
Exciting Scottish acoustic blues trio featuring three acclaimed Scottish blues musicians.
Smitten are a minimalist, smoky, pop three-piece.
Main Street Blues, one of Scotland’s top blues bands, will be performing an exciting evening of foot stomping, acoustic blues and roots.
Edinburgh’s iconic Jazz Bar showcases some of their favourite resident bands and the very best of Edinburgh’s local talent with late night funk, blues and soul, as well as special …
Making their Edinburgh Fringe debut, Aki Remally and Fraser Urquhart play a whole set of jazz, funk and soul from the songbook of the godfather of hip hop, Gil Scott-Heron.
LOBN play a selection of classic soul and funk songs along with some highly acclaimed original material.
Hot Tin Roof regularly pack The Jazz Bar playing classics and originals, earning a reputation for playing excellent music while creating a relaxing atmosphere.
A return visit by Scottish duo Malt & Rye to the award-winning Edinburgh Jazz Bar with their own brand of acoustic blues and roots music played on acoustic guitar and double bass w…
An unmissable performance from world-renowned jazz trumpeter Valery Ponomarev, who dramatically escaped 70s USSR and toured the world with Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers for fo…
This exquisite, sophisticated yet quirky mix of jazz, chanson, French pop, and rare trivia will ignite and excite your inner Francophile (even if you didn’t know you had one).
The Jennifer Ewan Band presents a stirring mix of original songs and old-time Cajun dance classics with a Celtic tint.
A faithful and heartfelt tribute to the beautiful Robert Plant and Alison Krauss album Raising Sand.
From pin-drop delicacy to infectious grooves that leave you smiling, this renowned singer-songwriter brings you songs of love and seafood with some very special guest appearances.
An unmissable performance from world-renowned trumpeter Valery Ponomarev, who dramatically escaped 70s USSR and toured the world with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers for four ye…
Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin launches her new album and pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie …
After five Fringe successes, celebrated vocalist James Lambeth returns with pianist Steve Hamilton.
Three evocative works hint of American jazz: David Amram conjures up 1950s Greenwich Village, David Liebman draws on the jazz avant-garde and Stephen J Rush riffs on an Ornette Col…
‘The first time I heard Andrea Carlson, I was in love!’ (Charlie Silvestri, UpCloseAndAcoustic.
Jump aboard the Chattanooga Choo-Choo and join Scotland’s top jazz musicians Brian Kellock (piano), Colin Steele (trumpet), Roy Percy (bass) and Tom Gordon (drums) to celebrate t…
Scottish saxophonist Brian Molley returns to the Fringe with his outstanding quartet, featuring Tom Gibbs (piano), Mario Caribe (Bass) and Stuart Brown (Drums).
After many sell out performances in the past years, the kilted duo return to The Jazz Bar with occasional guest musicians.
Lisa is joined by top-class musicians covering great music from a bygone day to date.
Smitten are a minimalist smoky pop trio.
Scotland’s sultry star returns to Edinburgh’s jazz hotspot with her sell-out show of spellbinding jazz classics and original songs, featuring a stellar line-up of Scotland’s …
Edinburgh soul/funk heroes pay homage to the legend that is Stevie Wonder.
Award-winning vocalist Ali transports you to the underground prohibition era.
Bala Baile is an Edinburgh-based Latin quartet.
The Blueswater is the band behind the award-winning show Blues! They will be performing five high-energy late night gigs at one of Scotland’s best small music venues, The Jazz Bar.
After four years of sell-out shows with his acclaimed trio, multi award-winning pianist Brian Kellock has invited legendary Scottish jazz singer Fionna Duncan to make her Fringe de…
New show for this year at the award winning Jazz Bar from Scottish duo Colorblind Slim.
Downhome blues, stomping boogie-woogie, foot-tapping New Orleans piano, hard bop classics and exciting originals evoking the good-time atmosphere of the speakeasy.
There’s only two chances to see the Fringe’s favourite bluesman stand up and sing swing with Campbell Normand on piano and Ed Kelly on double bass.
Three of the UK’s finest singer-songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting.
Talented emerging vocalist and songwriter Georgia Cécile performs alongside award-winning jazz pianist/composer Euan Stevenson.
After last years sell-out show, established Scottish jazz-funk guitarist Aki Remally reconstructs the music of Jimi Hendrix with a funk-heavy approach, featuring Scotland’s finest …
Edinburgh’s famous multi award-winning venue stages its own extensive programme of evening jazz and late-night funk every night of the Fringe.
Gecko 3 play a dance-friendly mix of funk, latin, hip-hop, jazz and reggae.
Scottish funk all-stars Das Contras return to the Fringe with new album Hedonburgh, following last year’s award-winning album and sell-out shows.
Nick Harper has a rich acoustic/folk heritage (folk legend Roy Harper’s son) recognised worldwide.
Join four-octave award-winning UK vocalist/saxophonist Angus Munro and his floor-stomping trio as they transform modern indie classics into superbly authentic American standards of…
The Californian pianist and composer’s improvisational flights through bebop and beyond – sometimes highly structured, sometimes wild – are rhapsodic, heartfelt and boldly melo…
Fries, frites or chips?! This exquisite yet quirky mix of jazz, chanson, pop and rare trivia will remind you why you, too, secretly love the French.
Originally from Moscow, trumpet star Valery Ponomarev dramatically escaped from bleak, jazz-suppressed 70s Cold War USSR and got to New York, where his sparkling Clifford Brown tru…
Sergei Diaghilev’s challenge to all of his collaborating artists was: ‘Astonish me!’.
‘One of Scotland’s most talented singer-songwriters’ (Music News Scotland) and her five-piece topflight band perform heartfelt jazz, blues and roots.
Igor Stravinsky once said ‘what gives the artist real prestige is his imitators.
Journey through jazz, R’n’B and jazz-funk with NYC based singer Lolita Jackson.
Album launch of award-winning jazz group, featuring Euan Stevenson on piano and Konrad Wiszniewski on saxophones.
In this performance, three talented musicians play some of Glenn Miller’s greatest hits.
Edinburgh’s Little Jazz Bird, vocalist Victoria Bennett, sings beautiful ballads as she spins delicate, moving tales of love and heartbreak.
Angus Munro and band offer you a medley of ‘Hipster’ songs reimagined as 20th Century Jazz classics.
Acclaimed Korean/New Orleans saxophonist Jeeseok’s funky, melodic, energetic quartet brings Miles Davies, Coltrane and Ella up to date, with a sprinkle of Korean folk music too! …
Billed as a “psychological drama conflating classical Greek mystery with jazzical profanity”, Medea: Greece Meets West contains very little Medea and not much more jazz.
Guitarist Graeme Stephen performs his new score to a screening of the classic silent film Nosferatu with his trio.
Silky voiced James Lambeth returns, showcasing the genius of Johnny Mercer.
The best undiscovered songwriter of his generation? Born to celebrity parents when Elvis topped the charts, immediately given away to strangers.
Nick Harper is a great guitarist and a good singer, but a middling lyricist.
Fresh grooves based on a mix of funk, hip-hop, Latin, jazz and reggae.
Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry-Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned jazz and popular music singer/actress Julie London.
Blues and Roots with The Dana Dixon Band.
Poción de Fe is a seven-piece band concocting an original spicy mix of afrobeat, Caribbean rhythms, Cuban salsa, and African mambo.
Following outstanding sell-out shows in 2014 and 2015, stunningly expressive vocalist Ali is back to perform gems from early New Orleans jazz and blues with two award-winning bands…
After last year’s sell-out Fringe run, the multi award-winning BK3 returns – this time with the music of one of jazz’s best-loved and most exuberant characters, Thomas Fats Walle…
The Blueswater is the 12-piece band behind the award-winning show Blues! They will be performing five high energy late night gigs at The Jazz Bar, one of the UK’s best small music …
Only two chances to see the Fringe’s favourite bluesman stand up and sing swing with Campbell Normand’s outstanding Trio.
The music of Egberto Gismonti is like a microcosm of his native Brazil – diverse, joyful and unique.
Blues – the base root of modern music – presented by popular, in demand Edinburgh four-piece, playing lovable, timeless standards plus some driving originals.
Main Street Blues are a high energy blues band with a powerful set of up-tempo original material plus new and old blues classics.
Whether it’s first love or unrequited love, with accomplished Edinburgh jazz vocalist Pam Lawson and trio (Campbell Normand on piano, Ed Kelly on bass and Dave Swanson on drums) pe…
Acclaimed Scottish jazz singer Mary May and her top-drawer band follow their highly successful previous two shows with a set of Billie Holiday’s best-loved ballads.
Most Chet Baker tributes celebrate the trumpet-playing of the man but rarely showcase his vocal talent too.
Downhome blues, stomping boogie-woogie, foot-tapping New Orleans piano, hard-bop classics and exciting originals evoking the good-time atmosphere of the speakeasy.
After seven successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo head for a pint with their selections from the Scottish songbook.
The Jazz Bar is packed for this one, and no wonder: this is music you can’t help but tap your feet to.
As well as a full daily schedule of incoming Fringe shows, Edinburgh’s famous multiple award-winning venue stages its own programme of jazz and late-night funk every night, with 5a…
Three guys playing stripped back, bluesy tunes about life and the world we live in.
Established Scottish jazz singer Mary May joins a top-drawer set of musicians to follow last year’s sell-out show with a new performance of jazz standards featuring dynamic upbeat …
With touches of Liberace and Victor Borge, this world-touring US pianist/singer is a classical concert artist – gone rogue.
Many Chet Baker tributes celebrate the trumpet playing of the man but rarely do you get that combined with his vocal talent too.
The Russian trumpet star escaped from 70s Cold War USSR, got to New York, then toured the World with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers for four years, recording eleven albums.
Award-winning New York-based saxophonist and composer Ben Bryden brings the songs of eccentric poet/songwriter genius Ivor Cutler into the jazz canon, with his indie-rock-infused j…
There is no doubt that Mary McCarthy is a talented pianist whose style of play reflects years of expertise.
Heartfelt jazz, blues and Americana, Lorna and her musicians perform beautiful standards from the great American songbook.
Returning by popular demand! Stravinsky’s masterpiece stunningly re-interpreted by this ‘world-class ensemble, completely at ease with each other and this incredibly complex musi…
Jump aboard the Chattanooga Choo-Choo and have fun as top jazz players Brian Kellock (piano), Colin Steele (trumpet) and John Rae (drums) celebrate the greatest American dance band…
American jazz and soul singer, Coco Rouzier, debuts her long-awaited original album at the Fringe! It’s soul music with jazzy phrasing and timing! ‘Coco is the Real Thing!’ (Je…
This show is an eclectic mix of music from around the world played by two of Scotland’s best known traditional players fom bands like Ceilidh Minogue and Bringing in the Spirit.
Scotland based BMQ bring their brand of punchy yet lyrical modern jazz to the Fringe, direct from appearances in New York City and Rochester International Jazz Festival.
The overriding resonance of Ponción de Fe can only be described as dynamic.
Piano Transcriptions of Irish and Scottish Music by Mary McCarthy.
Get up if you want to get down! Creamy, full-fat, calorie-laden funk from Edinburgh’s premier groove machine, JBiA.
Multi award-winning guitarist and composer Graeme Stephen presents his new score to accompany a screening of the classic Buster Keaton film The Navigator.
Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing return to the Fringe following their successful debut last year with near capacity audiences.
Fresh grooves based on a mix of funk, hip hop, latin, jazz and reggae.
There is only one bar in Edinburgh that is fit for a man possessing such talent like James Lambeth: the Jazz Bar.
After six successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo head for a pint with their selections from the Scottish songbook.
Blues and roots with The Dana Dixon Band.
Following sell-out shows in 2014, stunningly expressive award-winning vintage vocalist Ali is back to perform early New Orleans jazz and blues with a cheeky mix of renowned local m…
Three of Scotland’s finest singer/songwriters come together to perform their songs, collaborate and chat about the inspirations and processes behind their songwriting.
Diverse international collection of musicians, led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene.
The Blueswater is the 12-piece band behind the award-winning show Blues! They will be performing five high energy late night gigs at The Jazz Bar.
Rare chance to savour this award-winning Edinburgh-born trio’s unique blend of hard-swinging jazz and musical anarchy.
Acclaimed London-based jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to legendary, sultry-toned jazz/popular music singer/actress Julie London, with two of Scotland’s lead…
Rise Kagona is a guitar hero to many on two continents! In Zimbabwe, Rise transferred traditional jiti rhythms to guitar, and his band The Bhundu Boys toured the world extensively.
Local songwriter Allan Grant.
Multi award-winning musician Mairi Campbell draws on her deep well of Celtic ancestry through improvisations and songs.
Ice-cool classics and red-hot originals – not to mention ‘a certain roguish charm’ (Herald) from Scotland’s native guitar-slinging troubadour.
Imagine Karen Matheson singing Japanese-Ainu traditional songs at Royal Opera House in a Scottish soundscape, backed by Pink Floyd and Martha Argerich.
Hard-hitting blues from Edinburgh four-piece: Main Street Blues are a high energy blues band that brings together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material, w…
As the son of legendary folk-rock star Roy Harper, and one-time member of New Wave pop band Squeeze, Nick has a lot to live up to.
Sometimes circumstances conspire to flummox a band’s gigging intentions: NeWt’s trombonist’s lip was injured and swollen, such that “I can’t play some of the notes the tunes need!”…
Jazz Bar Music is an event which shows off the musical skills of several different performers, making each night different.
Acclaimed cabaret singer Bremner Duthie and a swinging band led by pianist David Patrick celebrate the dark, decadent and always lovely music of Kurt Weill.
Hot Tin Roof is a blues based trio playing stripped back atmospheric music about life and the world we live in.
Daniel Smith Blues Piano.
A giant leap in the continuing musical journey of OUT of ABINGDON, back from Australia for their third Fringe! This soulful Australian duo combines intricate melodies and driving r…
A feast of classic jazz and blues flavoured with iconic jazz-femme legends including Ella, Billie, Sarah, Bessie, Peggy, Eartha, highlighted by acclaimed, internationally touring B…
Join Lorna and her award-winning musicians for a laid-back hour of classic jazz from great writers Cole Porter to Rogers and Hart.
The Rite of Spring lends itself extremely well to jazz interpretations: those wild off-beats and dissonances must be a jazz artist’s wet dream.
In from New York (via Moscow!) the world famous bop trumpet star escaped from 70s Cold-War USSR, got to NYC, then toured the World with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers for four years.
James Lambeth returns to the Fringe for the third year running with companions Steve Hamilton on piano and Mario Caribe on the double bass.
Chet Baker is remembered through his wonderful music.
The established Aberdeen-based singer performs wonderfully evocative Billie Holiday songs, backed by a top-drawer quartet.
A joyous tribute to the music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley, featuring a quintet of Scotland’s foremost jazz talent fronted by saxophonist Martin Kershaw and trumpeter Colin Steel…
Multi award-winning guitarist and composer Graeme Stephen presents his new score to accompany a screening of the classic silent horror masterpiece The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari.
Often compared to Liberace and Victor Borge, this world touring US pianist/singer’s performances are full of fun, passion, glamour, and intrigue, combining virtuosic technique wi…
Main Street Blues are a high-energy blues band that brings together a powerful mix of acoustic and up-tempo electric blues material, with a range of original numbers plus new and o…
One of Jazzwise Magazine’s ‘who to look out for 2014’, acclaimed Scottish saxophonist, with his outstanding quartet featuring Tom Gibbs (piano), Mario Caribé (bass), Stuart Brown …
Dressed for the part, Melissa Western welcomes you in a friendly and feisty manner as she takes you through a journey into the realms of jazz and the great female vocalists of a no…
Award-winner Alison, ‘Stunningly expressive’ (Union Tribune, San Diego), with her band of master musicians presents a bright and cheery approach to the hot jazz tradition.
Rise Kagona is a guitar hero to many on two continents! In Zimbabwe, Rise transferred traditional Jiti rhythms to guitar, and his band The Bhundu Boys toured the world extensively …
Melodic trumpeter Steele joins UK’s finest pianist Kellock to re-interpret songs from the Broadway musical.
After five successful runs with a host of sell-out shows, the kilted duo head to the bar with their selections from the Scottish songbook.
The Blueswater is the 12-piece band behind award-winning show Blues! They will be performing a special late night gig at the Jazz Bar, one of Edinburgh’s best live music venues.
Newcomers to the city should come to the Jazz Bar regardless of what’s on.
Acclaimed jazz/blues/soul vocalist Kerry Jo Hodgkin pays tribute to the legendary, sultry-toned singer and actress Julie London, with two of Scotland’s leading jazz musicians: Coli…
Ice cool classics and red hot originals from guitar-slinging troubadour and Jazz Bar resident, Graeme Mearns.
Join Edinburgh’s own little jazz bird, Victoria Bennett, for an hour of classic, jazz standards.
When afrobeat makes prime-time at the most renowned jazz club in town, you know you’re in for the good stuff.
In Cat Stevens Reconstructed, New York vocalist Jess Abrams performs her own interpretations of Stevens’ classic songs, providing a mellow alto tone and interesting variations on…
Featuring viola and voice Mairi Campbell is turning heads and hearts with her profound and courageous music.
Spoken Spaces, Sonic Traces is an opportunity to experience a fresh and engaging musical setting of the finest Scottish poetry brought to life in art song by established Edinburgh-…
Ohio based jazz guitarist Tom Davis returns to his adopted home in Edinburgh with swinging Italian drummer Davide Rinaldi and friends, playing straight-ahead standards and original…
Join in with three champions of Scotland’s rich musical tradition on an a cappella song journey travelling from glottal stop to global, hilarious to heartbreaking and bawdy to be…
Come and enjoy the curious and eclectic musical world of established Edinburgh-based artist, songwriter, poet and guitarist, Colin Donati, in dynamic combination with the compellin…
A black and white snapshot of 21st century pre-referendum Scotland through the often satirical lens of singer/songwriter Bobby Nicholson.
Mary McCarthy and friends have fun at the piano: traditional music, classical music, duets…
Stripped-back, atmospheric blues and soul (standards and originals) from Edinburgh based Andy McKay-Challen (acoustic guitar, vocals), Gavin Jack (lead/slide guitar) and Kenny Mill…
Sixpiece Americana-tribute band Flagstaff have created an evening of infectious, good-natured, toe-tapping fun in the environs of the Jazz Bar.
Edinburgh singer/songwriter Zoë performs an original programme of her compelling, charismatic music, with joy, pain, love and humour, accompanying herself on piano.
Down-home blues, stomping boogie-woogie, foot-tapping New Orleans piano/vocals, hard-bop classics and exciting originals evoking the good-time atmosphere of the speakeasy.
Yorkshire-based Sundown Swing make their debut at the Fringe with an exciting mix of instrumentals and featured vocals in their programme of favourites from Glenn Miller and the sw…
An afternoon of Jazz from the Jazz Bar’s very own Jazz Trio; Ed
Kelly on double bass, David Patrick on piano and Bob Kyle on drums.
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