Counterpoint – Antony Barkworth-Knight

For this year’s festival, filmmaker Antony Barkworth-Knight will be collaborating with a number of local musicians to create a series of new films, titled Counterpoint. The films will be featured in mjf’s new ‘Film Hut’ on the festival site at Albert Square as well as being screened throughout the ‘Jazz on Film’ season at HOME. The …

mjf highlights 2016

What to look out for at mjf 2016       – Steve Mead, Artistic Director   One of the joys of each festival is looking through the completed programme and looking forward to experiencing some of the one-offs, firsts and gems that you just won’t get anywhere else. Here are some of my highlights …

Ben Cottrell – New Seeing update

As I write this, we’re exactly one month away from the premiere performance of New Seeing. This time next month we’ll be putting the very final touches to things, having already been rehearsing hard for two days. We’re really fortunate to have that time to spend together getting everything right, as rehearsal time with a …