The first Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival, which will take place next March, has announced today: “All three of our ‘headline’ acts are now in place.” These concerts will be in Colston Hall
Friday March 1st: Richard Galliano & Bireli Lagrene will play an evening of Jazz, Nuevo Tango, Gypsy Swing & Valses mussette in both solo & duet mode.
Saturday March 2nd: John Scofield Organic trio. John brings his organ trio to Europe which features Larry Goldings on Hammond organ and Greg Hutchinson on drums.
Sunday March 3rd: Arturo Sandoval brings his 6-piece group of Jazz & Afro-cuban virtuosi to the festival.
That’s just the tip of the iceberg. “Expect lots of great and exciting bands, many visiting Bristol for the first time and playing alongside the best the South West has to offer.”
Bristoljazzandbluesfest.com will have more in due course