Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Dinosaur

Mercury-nominated, "British Jazz super-group" Dinosaur are led by multi-award winning composer and trumpeter Laura Jurd.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Dinosaur

About Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Dinosaur

17th July 2022
6pm
Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh Old Town EH8 9SU
£16
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Mercury-nominated, "British Jazz super-group" Dinosaur are led by multi-award winning composer and trumpeter Laura Jurd. Playing her spiritedly accessible compositions, Dinosaur explore Jurd's distinctive yet ever-evolving music with playful abandon and technical prowess from Elliot Galvin (piano), Conor Chaplin (double bass) and Corrie Dick (drums).

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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Sade Mangiaracina Trio

24th July 2022

Led by the Italian pianist Sade Mangiaracina, this trio plays beautiful, beguiling music, blending classical music with European jazz and Mediterranean influences.
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Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Emma Smith: Take on Mingus

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival: Emma Smith: Take on Mingus

24th July 2022

In a celebration of the centenary of jazz maverick bassist and composer, Charles Mingus, Emma Smith deconstructs his music.
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(Le) Pain

(Le) Pain

6th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

(Le) Pain, Jean-Daniel (JD) Broussé’s first solo show, is a 5 star hit involving circus, dance, storytelling, Béarnaise folklore, video, karaoke and laughter.
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Doing Shakespeare

Doing Shakespeare

22nd October 2022

Following a critically acclaimed London run, Doing Shakespeare now goes on tour with a date at the Assembly Roxy on 22nd October!
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Darren Connell - Thank You For Being My Friend

Darren Connell - Thank You For Being My Friend

19th November 2022

Darren Connell is taking his first ever tour on the road, don't miss him when he brings his show 'Thank You For Being My Friend' to the Assembly Roxy on 19th November!
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Wilderland Film Festival

Wilderland Film Festival

29th November 2022

Wilderland Film Festival returns for 2022 touring the very best of the world's short wildlife films, catch it at Assembly Roxy on 29th November!
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