Saturday, 12 November 2016

News and festival update from Ribble Valley

Jazzers in Clitheroe & Ribble Valley are delighted with their new opportunities for getting into jazz ; jazz on community radio, and weekly dinner jazz sessions compliment regular successes such as our annual festival.

Ribble FM community radio:
‘Jazz of Ribble FM’, is presented by RVJ&B at 8pm Wed evenings on 106.7 FM or online via Tune In Radio. John presents familiar tunes, announces gigs, and poses quiz questions. At 9pm Gaz introduces contemporary jazz. By end November band director Paul Rigby will be introducing Big Bands Old & New.

Dinner Jazz:
RVJ&B programmes four regular venues for this using local bands. On Thursday 17th November we are trialling Bowland Brewery in  Clitheroe as a weekly lowcost jam session.

Festival Advance News: 
On Friday/Saturday 31st March & 1st April 2017 there is a Preston Jam - RVJ&B’s New Ribble Valley Jazz Festival Fringe event at UCLan, University of Central Lancashire. The Ribble Valley Jazz Festival dates are Thurs. 27th April to Mon.1st May Bands & features so far are Get the Blessing - Jam Experiment - Alexandra Ridout QuintetLancashire Youth Jazz Orchestra - Norma Winstone & Printmakers - Riot Jazz - Soft Machine - Jay Phelps - Jeremy Sassoon’s Ray Charles Project - Swing Commanders - plus Jam sessions - Street Festival - Buskers Stage & Jazz Vinyl Fest - Bandstand - Poetry etc . More Jazz Festival Gig announcements soon!
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