Manchester Jazz Festival

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Manchester Jazz Festival

Where:
Elliot House, 151 Deansgate
M3 3WD
Manchester
United Kingdom
When: 
July
August
Artistic Director: 
Steve Mead
Description: 
Manchester Jazz Festival:
  • presents 10 days of live music each July
  • typically features over 400 musicians and 80 events in 7-10 venues
  • presents free gigs – lots of them!
  • stages concerts round the clock, day and night, indoors and out
  • champions our regional jazz artists
  • brings the best contemporary jazz to Manchester from the region, the UK and abroad
  • presents mostly new and original material, with premières and international debuts
  • focuses on musical innovation
  • encourages multiple genres of contemporary jazz and breaks down musical boundaries
  • runs unique strands to commission new work from talented regional artists with our mjf originals and mjf introduces schemes
  • joins forces with Manchester’s leading music venues and promoters: RNCM, Band on the Wall and Matt & Phred’s Jazz Club
  • works with partners including The Midland Hotel; BBC Radio 3; Instituto Cervantes and other Cultural Embassies