Ken Mathieson's Classic Jazz Orchestra & Cecile McLorin Salvant
Spiegeltent, Edinburgh ****
Trio AAB with Ganesh Kumaresh ***
Magnus Öström Band ***
The Hub, Edinburgh
Leroy Jones Quintet
Spiegeltent, Edinburgh ***
We Love Louis
Queen's Hall, Edinburgh ****
Veteran clarinettist Ken Peplowski, in residence at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, spent his formative years on the road with the biggest big bands around
Jazz musicians Mario Caribe, Angela King and Martin Kershaw were getting people into the swing of things at The Hub recently, as they helped to launch the 33rd Edinburgh Jazz and Blues festival.
EDINBURGH'S money-spinning summer festivals season will get into full swing today when the capital's long-running jazz and blues festival begins.
As the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival begins this weekend, we focus on the remarkable contribution of Swedish artists to the development of the form
JAZZ Festival organisers are bidding to rescue the Festivals Cavalcade after this year's event was axed.
THEY support thousands of jobs, enrich children's imaginations, boost civic pride, swell Scotland's coffers by hundreds of millions of pounds and enrich our lives.
FUNDING of £2 million a year to promote home-grown work at Edinburgh's festivals has been safeguarded for the next three years.
Edinburgh Jazz Festival Orchestra: Swinging for Basie****
pubs and restaurants in the Grassmarket are being told to contribute to the cost of staging the Jazz Festival to ensure the event's future.
The Jazz Bar Big Band, ***
The Jazz Bar
'JAZZ is there and gone," said American jazz icon Keith Jarret. "It happens. You have to be present for it. That simple."
Jazz musicians Jessie Bates and Haftor Medboe were in Princes Street Gardens yesterday for the launch of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
Peter Green has been forced to cancel his planned appearance at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival due to ill health.
THE Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, which gets under way on Friday, may no longer cater for fans of classic and mainstream jazz in the way that it used to, but amid the contemporary cross-over experiments there are still some tantalising concerts on offer to remind us of the good old days.