News: Herts Jazz Festival 2013 – Programme Released

Stan Tracey

The Herts Jazz Club (in Welwyn Garden City) 2013 has announced its 2013 festival programme, running from 20-22nd September 2013. It sees the festival at its 3rd anniversary and is supported by Arts Council England and Fazioli who are lending two of their pianos.

This year, the headliners will be Georgie Fame, Django Bates and Stan Tracey, who are playing alongside artists like Jason Yarde and Andrew McCormack, Iain Ballamy, Kenny Wheeler and more (full programme below).

Artistic Director Clark Tracey said:

“We’ve got three of Britain’s jazz giants headlining for us this year and a fantastic range of artists performing over the whole weekend – it is going to be a really great Festival for jazz-lovers.”

Weekend Tickets are on sale from 1st April for £90 (£80 for Herts Jazz members and £40 for students). A £10 discount is available for those that book before the 1st July.

To book tickets (from 1st April) or for more information, go to the FESTIVAL WEBSITE. You can also buy tickets by calling the box office on 01707 357 117

The programme is:


8.30pm – 11pm – Stan Tracey Octet

11pm – 1.00am – After hours in the foyer with Arnie Somogyi Trio


11am – 12pm – Herts Youth Jazz Ensemble

12.30pm – 1.30pm – Jason Yarde/Andrew McCormack Duo

1.30pm – 2.45pm – Lunch in the foyer with Leon Greening Trio

2.45pm – 4pm – Ronnie Rae Quintet plus Fionna Duncan

4.30pm – 5.45pm – Kenny Wheeler Quintet

5.45pm – 7.00pm – Dinner in the foyer with Nigel Price Trio

7.00pm – 8.30pm – Iain Ballamy’s Anorak

9.00pm – 10.30pm – Django Bates’ Beloved

10.30pm – 1.00am – After hours in the foyer with Clark Tracey Trio


11am – 12pm – College Collection winners

12.30pm – 1.30pm – Tony Kofi Quartet plays Monk

1.30pm – 2.45pm – Lunch in the foyer with Alan Barnes Trio

2.45pm – 4pm – Don Weller Quartet

4.30pm – 5.45pm – Tribute to JJ & Kai

5.45pm – 7.00pm – Dinner in the foyer with James Pearson Trio

7.00pm – 8.30pm – Brandon Allen Sextet

9.00pm – 10.30pm – Georgie Fame Trio

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