Jazz Band Central – the best place to book great jazz bands or swing bands in Edinburgh, or anywhere in Scotland.
Also on this website is a short history of Traditional Jazz in Edinburgh
Jazz Festivals in Scotland
- Aberdeen Jazz Festival
- Isle of Bute Jazz & Blues Festival
- Callander Jazz & Blues Festival – the largest rural Jazz & Blues festival in Scotland.
- Dundee Jazz Festival
- Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
- Fife Jazz Festival
- Glasgow Jazz Festival
- Islay Jazz Festival
- Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival
- Lockerbie Jazz Festival
Jazz Clubs and Venues in Scotland
- Jazz at the Blue Lamp – Aberdeen.
- Edinburgh Jazz ‘n’ Jive Club
- The Jazz Bar – Chambers Street, Edinburgh.
- Linlithgow Jazz Club – events are held at Queen Margaret Hall, St Michaels Presbytery, Blackness Rd, Linlithgow.
- Moray Jazz Club – Elgin
Scottish Jazz Musicians, Bands and Orchestras
- Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
- The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra
- Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra
- Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra – a unique youth music initiative which combines high-quality music education with all the fun, freedom and creativity of jazz.
- Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra – SYJO is one of Europe’s top youth jazz orchestras and has long been the training ground for many of Scotland’s leading professional jazz musicians.
- Sandy Brown
- Carol Kidd M.B.E.
- Millar and Spencer
- Niki King
- Dave Milligan Trio
- The Rae Family
- Tommy Smith – One of Scotland’s leading jazz musicians and composers, an internationally recognised soloist and bandleader since the late-1980s and the musical director and driving force behind the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and his own Youth Jazz Orchestra.