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:

Programming Partners:

Jazz North

Bureau Export

Jazz Promotion Network

Jazz migration

dutch performing arts

culture ireland

pro helvetia

brighter sound

association jazz croise supporter of manchester jazz festival

Venue partners:

Matt Phreds

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St Anns Church

Band on the Wall

Special thanks go to:

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

The mjf team: Steve Mead Artistic Director / EJ Trivett Executive Director / Angela Kirk Communications Director/ Matt Tarbuck Production Manager / Maddy Hunter Programme Coordinator 

manchester jazz festival is a PRS Foundation Talent Development Partner and a Keychange Associate mjf is a member of the Europe Jazz Network and a founder member of the Jazz Promotion Network.

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

mjf is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England. No4670534. VAT No. 1 95 0334 09.

Registered office: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD. Tel: 0161 393 4367