In Spring 1946, Norma Jeane Mortensen was a model for a shampoo commercial, stepping through the looking glass to become a blonde forever, and soon her Hollywood alter ego Marilyn Monroe was born.
Edinburgh audiences were treated to a programme of world class contemporary jazz. The quintet tours extensively and a trip to northern Africa inspired Marrakech.
Little could please jazz lovers more than the pick of classic jazz by Duke Ellington and the artists he collaborated with, brought to the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival by band leader and drummer
The annual Edinburgh Jazz and Blues festival runs the gamut of jazz persuasions from more traditional Dixie and ragtime bands to up-and-coming stars, from big band concerts to Latin dance music. The EJBF comes the month after the Edinburgh International Film Festival and gets the August Festivals season going.
Professional jazz duo Ian Millar (saxophone) and Dominic Spencer (piano) are based in Edinburgh and have performed together for many years, playing high quality, sophisticated, melodic jazz standards,
Brass Tracks held before us "a kaleidoscopic musical brass journey spanning the last 500 years" – and they certainly delivered on their promise.
Swing presented their 37th performance at the annual Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, this time as Swing 2018 and joined by guest artist saxophonist John
Dutch violinist Tim Kilphuis stole the show in this double bill afternoon celebrating the music of the legendary Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.
The 40th Edinburgh International Jazz and Blues Festival is officially underway and will get into full swing this weekend with its two headline free events
Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr