It was with great sadness that we learned this week of the passing on Tuesday, 11th December of Mike Hart (pictured, 2nd from left), founder of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. An appreciation is available from the Scotsman newspaper HERE.

You can view a brief history of Mike’s legacy, the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival¬†HERE

Graham Blamire has written an appreciation of Mike’s contribution to jazz in Scotland which is available on this site by clicking HERE.