Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2018

As Ian George, Director of Cheltenham Festivals revealed, more than 60% of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival programme is free, including their extensive …around town programme taking place in the Brewery, Montpellier Gardens and on the stage at Cambray Place. But, if you fancy listening to some of the best acts in the world, you’ll need to grab a ticket or two!

One week to go…

With exactly one week to go until the festival, the great news is that there are still some tickets available! We asked the Cheltenham Festivals team for a list and here is what they gave us…

Gilles Peterson Presents: Jordan Rakei - Club Night at the Town Hall  Book here…

Gilles Peterson Presents: Zara McFarlane - A must see for 6 Music Fans Book here… 

Gilles Peterson Presents: Moses Boyd’s Exodus - MOBO award winning jazz drummer Book here… 

Riot Jazz - Funked Up favourites – great for all ages Book here… 

Empirical will be doing free taster sessions at L’una Design this performance is of material from their new album Book here… 

Showcase: Ashton Jones &Demi Marriner - The hottest young talent around Book here… 

Double Bill: Hannah Grace & Josh Barry - Emerging Talent – See them at Cheltenham first Book here…

Jason Moran and the Bandwagon - All the way from America pianist Jason Moran and his trio, the Bandwagon, have earned a reputation as ‘the best rhythm section in jazz’ (The New York Times). Book here… 

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - High Energy Afrobeat brining the heart and soul of Nigeria to Cheltenham Book here… 

Donny McCaslin - Grammy nominated saxophonist not to be missed Book here… 

Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan - Multiple Grammy Award winning guitarist Bill Frisell and respected bassist Thomas Morgan combine to create a melodic and gentle mood in their intimate set. Book here…

Jalen N'Gonda - He’s one to watch – recently performed a Maida Vale session with Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 2. Book here…

China Moses - an incisive voice, powerful swing and a high voltage personality. London Evening Standard Book here…

Eric Gales - Legendary guitarist heralded as the second coming of Jimi Hendrix Book here…

Andy Sheppard - One of Europe’s leading saxophonists Book here… 

PP Arnold - Legendary soul singer best known for her songs The First Cut Is The Deepest and Angel OF The Morning Book here… 

Kansas Smitty's Presents: Pete Horsfall’s Sunday Service - Joyous spirituals, hymns and gospel to get your Sunday morning off to a flying start Book here…

Kansas Smitty's Presents: Cherise Adams-Burnett - Late night party at the Daffodil with talented soul and jazz vocalist – who knows you might also get to see the Smitty’s on stage with her? Book here… 

Kansas Smitty's Presents: RP Quartet - Get ready to swing as this French Ensemble make their way into town Book here…

Kansas Smitty's Presents: Rachael Cohen - Ronnie Scott’s regular jazz saxophonist Book here… 

Evan Parker's Trance Map + - For those with a taste for something completely different Book here…

There may be still be tickets available, but they are limited and selling fast. If there is an event that tickles your fancy, get booking!

*Tickets available as at 25-04-2018

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