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Irwin Mitchell mjf originals 2017 commission winner, Andy Stamatakis-Brown

Andy Stamatakis-Brown ‘Cottonopolis’ – Irwin Mitchell mjf originals

Andy Stamatakis-Brown, our Irwin Mitchell mjf originals commission winner, has a new blog! Read about his new work, ‘Cottonopolis’ which explores iconic aspects of Manchester’s colourful past, as the centre of the industrial revolution and as the heartbeat of the ‘Madchester’ dance music scene.  A 12-piece jazz ensemble will combine with the noise of mill machinery …

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 …