Friday 19 June 2015

Burton Agnes Jazz Festival, 3rd-5th July

The annual Burton Agnes Jazz Festival takes place this year from 3rd until the 5th July. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Burton Agnes Hall, this indoor and outdoor festival features a wide range of jazz from the UK. You can check out their full programme on the website, but we've selected a few highlights across the weekend.

Friday 3rd July

A Dread Supreme - This 10 piece group have built up a strong following with their unique Roots take on jazz from the 60s and protest folk. One for those with their dancing shoes.

Saturday 4th July

The Mahakasyapa Ensemble - Led by bassist Paul Baxter, this ensemble will premiere a new suite commissioned by the festival. Featuring Neil Yates, Stuart McDonald and Olivia Moore.

Sunday 5th July

Nicola Farnon - Sheffield-based Nicola Farnon was selected to take part in the Jazz North Northern Line scheme and for good reason; arranged standards mixed with original works.

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