New interviews added

We’ve added four new interviews conducted online during these times of social distancing. We were joined by Martin Taylor MBE, Lennie Herd, Alan Wallace and Stewart Forbes for reminiscences of their illustrious careers.

Scottish Jazz Archive – Teaser Film

We recently prepared a teaser video featuring clips from a selection of our growing body of oral history interviews for screening at this year’s Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. Full interviews can be accessed via the ‘Interviews’ tab on this site. We hope you enjoy!

New Interviews Added

We’ve added six more interviews filmed for SJA to the site. Contributors joining our existing roll-call of Scottish jazz stalwarts are Kenny Ellis, Jim Petrie, Freddie King, Dick Lee, Colin Steele and Bob Busby. The full roster can be accessed via the ‘interviews‘ tab in the main menu.

Mike Hart MBE (1934-2018)

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

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