Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival - Jazz Centenary Gala Concert

Wed 19 July | Festival Theatre


Ticket prices

General from: £22.50 - £32.50*


We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

Jazz Centenary Gala Concert

The Birth of Jazz from Louis Armstrong to Duke Ellington


The New Orleans Classic Big Band

With special guests

New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Soul Brass Band

David L Harris Quartet

Ingrid Lucia

 A joyous celebration of the early years of Jazz.

Jazz was born in New Orleans and this Centenary Gala Concert brings the best musicians from New Orleans to celebrate everything from the traditional Bourbon Street of Louis Armstrong and King Oliver to the sophistication of Duke Ellington.

The New Orleans Classic Jazz Orchestra features some of the finest Jazz musicians from New Orleans, and we hear short sets tonight from many of the smaller New Orleans groups playing the Festival. The evening is compared by the charismatic trumpeter and singer, James Williams.

* Price includes a £2.50 booking fee per ticket.  For bookings of 8 or more, call 0131 529 6005.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.