Scottish pianist virtuoso Fergus McCreadie joined ERNG presenter Iain Leggat for a chat after his performance with Tommy Smith at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2019.
The music on offer at this year’s Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival has certainly been varied; from the purest side of jazz that is still very much in touch with Mingus, Coltrane, and Davis, to the more experimental material that freely mixes a plethora of styles.
The second weekend of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is soon to be screaming around the corner which means that there is another load of shows that you will all want to go see.
Jazz is no longer a singular genre, instead it has seeped into cracks of nearly every possible genre creating what is now recognised as modern jazz music.
Bass player and founder of Mezcla David Bowden joined ENRG presenter Iain Leggat for a chat before his bands performance at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.
Pianist Alan Benzie has earned the right to be regarded as one of Scotland’s top jazz musicians – and showed why at this intimate show at the lovely Jazz Bar in Chambers Street.
Scottish pianist Alan Benzie joined ENRG presenter Allan Boughey for an interview on Sunday afternoon. The pair talk through Benzie’s latest projects, his trio performance at this years festival, and his love for Esbjorn Svensson.