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2017 hothouse programme names Maja Bugge, Rory Green and Vicente Magalhães as its first three participants

mjf has awarded places on the first round of its talent development programme ‘hothouse’ to Lancaster-based cellist Maja Bugge, Manchester-based guitarist Rory Green and Leeds-based pianist Vicente Magalhães. It offers three exciting and diverse artists the opportunity to experiment and develop new ideas in a safe and supportive environment. The award winning manchester jazz festival (mjf) brings …

mjf launches new project ‘hothouse’

Mjf hothouse is a new project that gets rid of the traditional written application forms and long-winded grant funding processes that artists frequently endure. We want the artists and bands – and their music to speak for itself, and we want hothouse to open doors to those who might not have the knowledge, time or …

Artists’ Submissions for mjf 2018 are now open!

Every summer, we present what we believe to be one of the most vibrant, exciting and original festival programmes in the UK. We also take pride in our open approach to making it easy for musicians and bands to get their ideas to us. This year we have even more opportunities for artists to get …