Marsden Jazz Festival
2018
12th-14th
October
Jazz In The Yorkshire Pennines
SUPPORT OUR £12K CHALLENGE

SUPPORT OUR £12K CHALLENGE

We urgently need your help to raise an extra £12,000 to prevent major cuts to this year’s Marsden Jazz Festival.

Ben Crosland All-Star Quintet

Ben Crosland All-Star Quintet

8pm, Friday 12th October

Entropi

Entropi

1.30pm, Saturday 13th October

Beats & Pieces Big Band

Beats & Pieces Big Band

3.30pm, Saturday 13th October

NEW STREAM

NEW STREAM

The 2018 New Stream has an international flavour with artists from the UK, Norway, Germany, Sardinia and Iraq.

Sardinian saxophonist Guiseppe Murgia will kick off proceedings with sets from SAWA (UK / Iraq / Germany) and Mole (UK / Norway) to follow.

Following the success of ‘The Ragging of Time’ at the 2014 festival, Simon H Fell returns with his quartet to premiere a new special commission for this year.

Our 2018 appeal gets off to a great start

Our 2018 appeal gets off to a great start

We’ve been overwhelmed by the response we’ve had to our 2018 fundraising appeal – thank you!

First headliners announced for 2018

First headliners announced for 2018

A festival favourite, a critically-acclaimed quintet and an urban big band have all been confirmed for this year’s Marsden Jazz Festival.

“Improvisation is kind of composing on the spot”

“Improvisation is kind of composing on the spot”

Our 2017 commission was featured on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Now. Read our exclusive interview with Alexander Bone and Toby Comeau.

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