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mjf Festival Square (photo by Steven Sibbald)

New to jazz? A dozen ways to find your way in – mjf style!

mjf 2017 presents 100 events in 100 hours of entertainment in celebration of #jazz100 (one hundred years since the first jazz recording). Steve Mead, mjf Artistic Director offers his top twelve tips for those discovering jazz for the first time or for those feeling ‘spoilt for choice’!  Riot Jazz Brass Band – energetic, fun, with an …

Phronesis by Peter van Breukelen

See award-winning Engines Orchestra’s new video!

An octet of string and woodwind players from the award-winning Engines Orchestra is joining the internationally acclaimed piano trio Phronesis (pictured: photo by Peter van Breukelen) to perform composer Dave Maric’s Decade Zero. Conducted by Chetham’s alumnus Phil Meadows, the event takes place on Saturday 29 July at The Stoller Hall – more info and tickets here Phronesis tunes are woven throughout …

mjf afternoon tea at The Midland

Popular mjf afternoon teas return at The Midland & NEW jazz brunches

mjf’s popular afternoon teas at The Midland, Manchester make a welcome return – joined by jazz brunches (NEW for this year) – sounds delicious! Enjoy a jazz brunch or jazz afternoon tea in the stunning surrounds of The Midland Take a look at their new YouTube video here.  Jazz brunches: 11.30 – 13.00 (performance 12.00 – 13.00): £16.50 …