Thursday 30 June 2016

News from Cleethorpes Jazz Festival

After another highly successful Cleethorpes Jazz Festival, jazz wonder woman Gill Wilde has announced that she will be stepping down as Festival Director after 8 years in the role.

Both musicians and festival goers alike will attest to the dedication and boundless energy Gill has displayed and the festival has gone from strength to strength under her leadership - this year saw the first commission from the festival with Alan Barne's Fishy Tale.

Gill has handed over to Charlotte Bowen, currently the director of the Culture House in Grimsby. Gill will continue to run the year round programme of gigs at Grimsby Jazz.

Here's to many more years of the Cleethorpes Jazz Festival and congratulations to Gill on her achievements as festival director and for flying the flag for jazz in Grimsby and Cleethorpes!

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