Marsden Jazz News

  • Vote for Marsden Jazz Festival!

    Vote for Marsden Jazz Festival!

    Marsden Jazz Festival has been nominated as “Outstanding Established Festival” in the 2015 Yorkshire Gig Guide Grassroots Awards. Marsden Jazz Festival Producer, Barney Stevenson, has also been nominated in the “Outstanding Contribution” category.
    Please vote online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/LVNVHZK.

  • New gigs launched

    Festival tickets on sale for The Jive Swings, Parkin & Hardwick, Olivia Maya, Sundown Swing and Dominic Halpin and the Honey Bs, plus Manhattan Sound Big Band at Marsden Mechanics on 11 July.

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  • Headliners revealed for Marsden’s 2015 jazz festival

    Headliners revealed for Marsden’s 2015 jazz festival

    Internationally-acclaimed saxophonist Jean Toussaint will lead the headliners at this year’s Marsden Jazz Festival, it has been announced.

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  • Festival on Kirklees Local TV

    Festival on Kirklees Local TV

    Marsdener Kyle Warwick has put together a great documentary about Marsden Jazz Festival for Kirklees Local TV.

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  • 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.

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  • Simon Fell's New Stream commission

    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.

    Read about Simon's new work »
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