NEWS: Cambridge Jazz Festival announced (Nov 19th-29th)

The Cambridge Jazz Festival, (the organizers believe it is the first in the city since 1964) will run from Thursday 19th to Sunday 29th November 2015. Over 150 international, national and local musicians will take part. There will also be jam sessions, masterclasses, films, speakers and workshops.

The main events will include

– The New York Standards Quartet
– Dennis Rollins and the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra
– Gilad Atzmon with The Orient House Ensemble
– Julian Joseph Trio
– Hiatus Kaiyote
– London Vocal Project
– Resolution 88
– Tom Green Septet
– Partikel with Benet McClean
– Sara Mitra Quartet
– Stan Sulzmann & Nikki Iles Duo
– Rip Rap Quartet
– Tara Minton Quintet
– Valia Calda
– Dan Forshaw & Frank Griffith
– Jazz Masterclasses led by Julian Joseph, Dennis Rollins, Tara Minton and Frank Griffith

Venues involved will include:

The Junction
Anglia Ruskin University’s Mumford Theatre
Cambridge Modern Jazz at the Hidden Rooms in Jesus Lane
La Raza
Clare Jazz

The Festival has been supported by Arts Council England and Cambridge BID, which represents a collection of 1,100 shops, bars, cafes, attractions, entertainment and services in Cambridge City Centre. Directors of the social enterprise company behind the festival are Sergio Contrino, Martin Hallmark, plus Roslin Russell and Gavin Spence who are producing the festival.

  LINK: Cambridge Jazz Festival Website with full programme and bookings

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