Buxton Festival Jazz Weekend (6-10 July)

Tickets go on public sale tomorrow (4 April) for the Jazz Weekend at the Buxton International Festival 2023 (6-10 July). Gabriel Taylor looks forward:

Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis. Publicity photo


The line-up has been announced for festival headliner Wynton Marsalis‘s excellent British band for his headline show at Buxton Opera House on Monday 10 July:

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Wynton Marsalis – Trumpet
Alan Barnes – Saxophones, Clarinet
Dan Higham – Trombone
Joe Webb – Piano
Will Sach – Bass
Will Cleasby – Drums

SELECTED CONCERTS (all at the Palace Hotel)

  • Saturday 8 July: Trish Clowes and Ross Stanley will present a late night duo performance
  • Sunday 9 July: The long-standing Northern Jazz Orchestra will perform an early afternoon show
  • Monday 10 July: Tommy Smith and former Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year Peter Johnstone
Tommy Smith and Peter Johnstone
Peter Johnstone (L) & Tommy Smith (R). Photo credit Derek Clark


  • Dale Storr
  • Charlotte Glasson Band
  • Jamie Safir
  • The Super Tramp Big Band
  • Shez Raja
  • Trish Clowes and Ross Stanley
  • Northern Jazz Orchestra
  • Tom Seals
  • Gaz Hughes Trio
  • Ni Maxine
  • Tommy Smith and Peter Johnstone
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Zoe Kyoti
  • Julie Edwards and Kevin Dearden
  • Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band / Sad Café
  • Madeline Bell with Ian Shaw
  • Stevie Williams & the Most Wanted
  • AMC Gospel Choir
  • BIF Dance Band
  • Graham Clark Quartet
  • The Gwilym Simcock Quintet

LINK: Festival website

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