Sunday, 20 April 2014

Keswick Jazz Festival line up for May

Now in its 23rd year, the Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival in the Lake District is firmly established as the north's foremost celebration of traditional and mainstream jazz.

2014 promises to be a vintage year, with international guests including Europe’s legendary Hot Antic Jazz Band and the Netherlands’ storming young Oriental Jazz Band. Returning from New Orleans by overwhelming demand are top trumpeter Duke Heitger and Harry Connick Junior’s star trombonist Lucien Barbarin. Other favourites joining us from the USA will be breathtaking pianist Jeff Barnhart, trombone supremo Jim Fryer and dazzling vocalist Joan Viskant, while we also welcome back world-class reedsman Matthias Seuffert from Germany.

As always, the Festival will also feature a galaxy of UK jazz talent including Alan Barnes, Amy Roberts, Ben Cummings, Ben Holder, Craig Milverton, Enrico Tomasso, George Huxley, Jamie Brownfield, John Hallam, Julian Marc Stringle, Keith Nichols, Nicola Farnon, Spats Langham and Tom Kincaid – a four-day feast of jazz 8 - 11 May 2014!

4-day ticket: £109
Single day: Thu £25, Fri £30, Sat £39, Sun £25
Dance classes £5 per ticket (Beginners 10am daily; Improvers 11am daily)
Talks £5 per ticket (10am in the Studio)

More information:

Theatre by the Lake,
CA12 5DJ
Box Office: 017687 74411

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