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Thursday, 5 May 2016

21st Manchester Jazz Festival rethinking jazz!

Thomas de Pourquery Sat 23rd

21st Manchester Jazz Festival, 22- 31 July 2016

The full programme for mjf 2016 is now live at www.manchesterjazz.com.  The festival line-up features 81 gigs, with approx. 550 artists from across the UK and abroad, performing in 9 venues – new for 2016 we are delighted to welcome HOME to mjf. They will be presenting Jazz Goes to the Movies, a season of jazz films running throughout the festival. 

The 2016 creative is based around RETHINK JAZZ, reaching out not just to jazz fans, but those who might think that they know what jazz is and it isn’t for them – well we would like to encourage them to think again.  

Some of the big names appearing include 

Sat 23rd Thomas de Pourquery: Supersonic Play Sun Ra

Sun 24th Tim Garland Electric Quartet

Tues 26th Impossible Gentlemen

Wed 27th Ben Cotterill New Seeing

Thus 28 Kit Downes & Tom Challenger: Vyamanikal + Empirical

Fri 29 Jeremy Sassoon’s Ray Charles Project + Jam Experiment

Sat 30 Perhaps Contraption + Abstract Orchestra

Plus Jazz goes to the Movies! all week

Details and tickets
www.manchesterjazz.com



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