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John Ellis awarded the 2015 Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission

manchester jazz festival is delighted to announce that the Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission for 2015 has been awarded to pianist, singer and composer, John Ellis. John will create a brand new audio-visual work, Evolution: Seeds and Streams, which will receive its world première in the spectacular setting of The Great Hall, inside Manchester’s iconic Town …

Clint Boon brews up with Thwaites for mjf 2015 ale

Inspiral Carpets hero and legendary Manchester DJ, Clint Boon has teamed up with award winning northern brewer, Daniel Thwaites to create a special edition beer for this year’s manchester jazz festival. Thwaites, the festival’s official brewer, welcomed the indie legend to the brewery earlier this month (7 April) to sample his first trial ale which …

mjf triple-bill at the RNCM

manchester jazz festival 2015 starts here! We announce the first gigs from this years incredible line-up. What a great way to start our celebration of two decades of jazz with a fantastic triple bill at the RNCM. Stuart McCallum + Alice Zawadski, 4 August, RNCM The first of this year’s series unites two fast-rising stars of the …