• – presents five days of live music each May
  • – typically features over 500 musicians and over 80 events in a multitude of venues
  • – presents free gigs – lots of them!
  • – stages concerts round the clock, day and night, indoors and out
  • – champions our regional jazz artists
  • – brings the best contemporary jazz to Manchester from the region, the UK and abroad
  • – presents mostly new and original material, with premières and international debuts
  • – focuses on musical innovation
  • – encourages multiple genres of contemporary jazz and breaks down musical boundaries
  • – commissions new work from talented regional artists with our unique mjf originals scheme
  • – profiles young regional jazz talent with mjf introduces
  • – joins forces with Manchester’s leading music venues and promoters: RNCM, Band on the Wall and Matt & Phreds
  • – works with partners including The Midland Hotel; BBC Radio 3; Instituto Cervantes and other Cultural Embassies

2019 dates: May 23 – 27


WATCH AND LISTEN selected music videos

Julia Biel – Live from the church


Motherboard Pinball


Watch and Listen – Loucin


VOTI – Newcastle Jazz Festival 2021


VOTI – Robert Mitchell’s 50th Birthday Concert


VOTI – Julian Siegel: Tales from the Jacquard


APPJAG Review of Jazz in England


Watch and Listen – Deemer #2


Watch and Listen – Queen Mab


Watch and Listen – Deemer


Watch and Listen – Ivo Neame


Watch and Listen – Eliza Oakes


Watch and Listen – Isobella Burnham


Watch and Listen – JazznewbloodTAPES


Yazz Ahmed In Conversation


Watch and Listen – JazznewbloodTAPES


Watch and Listen – Open Conversations EP1 Part 2


Watch and Listen – Open Conversations EP1 Part 1


Watch and Listen – DJ Ritu


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Dec 5, 2021
  Christ Church Highbury, 155 Highbury Grove, London N5 1SA

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