Simon Fell's New Stream commission
The world premiere of Simon Fell’s suite for jazz sextet The Ragging of Time is on 11 October. Marsden Jazz Festival commissioned this New Stream work with the support of Arts Council England. The concert is being recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz on 3.
In the following blog, composer Simon Fell talks about the commission and the creative process behind it.
Festival on Kirklees Local TV
Marsdener Kyle Warwick has put together a great documentary about Marsden Jazz Festival for Kirklees Local TV.
All Aboard the Jazz Bus!
Our more far-flung venues are served by a FREE Jazz Bus. This service is kindly provided by JRT, who can be contacted on 01484 432809 for enquiries about Airport Transfers and door-to-door holidays.
The Jazz Bus picks up from the bus stop outside Marsden Mechanics on Peel Street and serves Puleside Working Men’s Club and The Carriage House on Friday 10 October and Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre, Marsden Cricket Club, Marsden Golf Club and The Carriage House on Saturday 11 October.