mjf is a not-for-profit charity and there would be no festival without the generous support of our funders, sponsors, venue partners, friends & volunteers.

mjf acknowledges the generous support of:

mjf is a PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner.

mjf is a member of the Europe Jazz Network and a founder member of the Jazz Promotion Network.

Venue partners:

Band on the WallCentral Library


Matt Phreds

Bridgewater Hall


St Anns Church

Stoller Hall

Special thanks go to:

The mjf trustees for their support and enthusiasm throughout the year: John Davies (Chair), Phil Cusack, Clive Gawthorpe, John Helliwell, Nasira Majid, Jo McCallum, Jill Taylor, Danny Turnbull and Anita Weightman.

Gold Friends: Michael Daly, John Davies, Wes Haydock, Peter Joinson, Iain McKeith, Mike Piggott.

The mjf team: Steve Mead Artistic Director / EJ Trivett Director of Development & Operations / Mick Waterfield Festival Sites Director / Kathryn Wolstencroft Marketing Manager / Jenny Thomas Festival Operations Coordinator / Maddy Hunter Programme Assistant / Alejandra Barbé Sevilla Festival Assistant / Josh Babcock Digital Marketing Assistant / Alice Guo Placement

mjf is a not-for-profit Registered Charity No. 1130000.

mjf is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England. No 4670534. VAT no. 1 95 0334 09. Registered office: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD. Tel: 0161 393 4367.