Friday 9 May 2014

Manchester Jazz Festival 2014 Programme announced

Manchester Jazz Festival have announced the full line-up for their 2014 festival, which will be take place between July 18th - 27th. Among the many acts to be perform will be the premiere of Anton Hunter's Article XI, the MJF commission for this year's festival.

MJF have received an unprecedented level of sponsorship from regional businesses this year as it approaches its 20th year in 2015, including law firm Irwin Mitchell, bewery Thwaites and Manchester Arndale. Thwaites have also announced that they are to release a special edition festival beer in association with one of MJF's internationally recognised musicians to be announced in May.

Full line-up can be viewed on the MJF website and artistic director Steve Mead recently appeared on The Jazz Show on FuseFM, which can be heard HERE.

At first glance, our recommendations for shows not to be missed include Soft Machine Legacy & Keith Tippett (Sun 20th), Young Pilgrims (Sun 20th), Space F!ght & Silence Blossoms (Wed 23rd), Tori Freestone trio (Thurs 24th) and the Brian Molley quartet (Fri 25th).

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