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Cheltenham Jazz Festival …around town
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Tue, 26/04/2016 - 11:02  PDF version
Cheltenham Jazz Festival is coming to town, bringing Cheltenham to life with over 80 free performances in pubs, clubs and in the streets during the Festival (27 April to 2 May).   …around town will kick off on Wednesday 27th April at St Paul’s Church with Jo Whiley hosting a BBC Music Introducing showcase of the best jazz bands from across the...
Final names announced for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2016
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Tue, 26/04/2016 - 11:01  PDF version
Cheltenham Jazz Festival has confirmed the final line up for its 20th anniversary with British DJ and presenter Jo Whiley to host the ‘BBC Introducing’ showcase and Leo Green’s ‘Sounds of the 50s’ featuring very special guest Imelda May capping off the impressive bill. Taking place across six days from April 27th – May 2nd, the festival will once again...
TERENCE BLANCHARD, COURTNEY PINE & CHARLES BRADLEY LEAD A STAR STUDDED LINE UP FOR GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
by Sage Gateshead on Thu, 14/04/2016 - 13:31  PDF version
Sage Gateshead is preparing to open its doors for the 12th Gateshead International Jazz Festival on 15-17 April 2016 as it welcomes thousands of jazz, funk, soul and RnB fans for a weekend of top class music from multi award-winning artists from the UK, Europe and across the pond.   New Orleans trumpeter Terence Blanchard shares a...
20th Anniversary of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival!
by Cheltenham Jazz Festival on Fri, 01/04/2016 - 15:50  PDF version
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, Cheltenham Jazz Festival has released details of the full line-up for this year’s event. Taking place across six days from April 27th – May 2nd, the festival will once again deliver a hugely diverse programme that combines established stars with up and coming talent from across the worlds of jazz, blues, pop and...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 15-17 April
by Sage Gateshead on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back! As always there’s the best of the UK, European and International jazz scene, hotly-tipped emerging talent and exciting cross genre artists with a programme that truly brings something for everyone. The festival, the UK’s biggest held under one roof, runs from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 April 2016 at Sage Gateshead...
Jazz North’s northern line artist showcase date announced
by Jazz North on Sat, 05/03/2016 - 16:31  PDF version
Monday 25th July is the date for 4th round of Jazz North’s northern line artist roster showcase. The day long showcase will take place as part of this year’s Manchester Jazz Festival (mjf).   Northern line is an initiative designed to benefit artists, audiences and promoters in the North of England by making high quality jazz artists available to...
SCANDINAVIAN GREATS AT TURNER SIMS
by Turner Sims Southampton on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:54  PDF version
Three acclaimed jazz musicians from Norway visit Turner Sims this Spring, as part of a special focus on Norway. 20 years ago, in 1996, a ground-breaking moment in jazz occurred with the release of New Conception of Jazz, an album by Norwegian keyboard player Bugge Wesseltoft which mixed improvised music with electronics and dance beats. Bugge visits TS...
ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ
by Brecon Jazz on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 17:44  PDF version
December 3 2015 PRESS RELEASE   ORCHARD ENDS INVOLVEMENT WITH BRECON JAZZ   The Orchard Media and Events Group, the operator of the Brecon Jazz festival since 2012, has announced it is calling time on its running of the famous mid Wales event, based on financial considerations.   Orchard was appointed to run the festival by the Arts...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:13  PDF version
BUGGE WESSELTOFT Friday 12 February 8pm Norway’s Bugge Wesseltoft is one of the most notable trendsetters in contemporary European jazz. Since the 1990s he has made an impressive, truly post-modern transition from his ECM nordic jazz traditions, from playing and recording together with the likes of Jan Garbarek, Sidsel Endresen, Terje Rypdal, Nils...
Spring 2016 Listings
by Turner Sims Southampton on Wed, 09/12/2015 - 17:10  PDF version
Spring 2016 Jazz Listings

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