Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival - Edinburgh and the Lothians, Edinburgh
Various, Friday, 31 July 2009
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Where: City Center, Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
More than 120 concerts will be taking place at venues all over the city of Edinburgh from 31 July through to 9 August. The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival has been bringing musicians and music lovers together since 1978 when organizer and musician Mike Hart took the initiative to arrange for a music-filled weekend at the old Astoria Ballroom. The event has grown and is a highlight of Edinburgh's annual cultural calendar, attracting artists and audiences from throughout Scotland and distant lands.
Artists performing at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival include Chet Baker, George Penman Jazzmen, Fat Sams Band, Alyn Cosker Trio, Atomic, Enrico Pieranunzi Trio, Makoto Ozone and No Name Horses, Hamish Stuart Band, Edith Budge, Ryan Kisor Quintet, Courtney Pine, The Thing, Joe Temperley Quartet, Phil Bancroft, Batchelors Of Jazz and much, much more ...