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: 

ENGLAND

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