Cheltenham Jazz Festival (May 1-6) artists announced

The Cheltenham Jazz Festival (May 1-6) has announced part of its programme today. (FOLLOW THIS LINK) . Full programme will be out on Feb 11th:

- Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane will present music from Spirit Fiction (Blue Note). His quintet has Ralph Alessi, David Virelles, Drew Gress and Eric McPherson.

- BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night will celebrate Georgie Fame at 70 - with the Guy Barker Big band, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Georgie and guests.

- Dave Douglas and his quintet will perform material from his album Be Still, dedicated to the memory of his mother - guest vocalist Heather Masse.

- Mike Gibbs, with a 12-piece ensemble led by keyboardist Hans Koller.

- Mike Stern with Bill Evans (saxophone), Dave Weckl (drums) and Tom Kennedy (bass)

- Gary Burton's group with guitarist  Julian Lage,  Jorge Roeder (bass)and Antonio Sanchez (drums).

- The Anglo-Norwegian goup Edition Records Quartet: Dave Stapleton, Neil Yates, Marius Neset and Daniel Herskedal.

- A double bill of Roller Trio and Polar Bear.

- The Noisettes

1 comment:

  1. Looks excellent, as ever - Best of luck with their continued growth.