JWQ Showcase 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

UK: 13th Gateshead International Jazz Festival

Misha Mengelberg Exhibition

Monday 13th March–Friday 14th April

A selection of images by international and Dutch photographers criss-crosses the long career of...

Free Event

Laura Jurd's Dinosaur and Daniel Herskedal Trio with Royal Northern Sinfonia Strings

Friday 31st March, 2017. 7pm

This concert features two of Europe's most highly regarded young jazz instrumentalist/composers,...

The First Ladies of Swing: Clare Teal and her Hollywood Orchestra with Guy Barker and guest vocalists

Friday 31st March, 2017. 7.30pm

Accompanied by her 17 piece orchestra conducted by world class trumpeter/composer Guy Barker,...

Double Bill: Binker & Moses plus Strobes

Friday 31st March, 2017. 9.45pm - 11.35pm

In just 2 years, fiery saxophone-drum duo *Binker & Moses* have won a loyal following for their...

Three Nations Under One Groove: National Youth Jazz Orchestra, BuJazzO & NJJO

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 1pm

This remarkable concert sees the UK’s acclaimed National Youth Jazz Orchestra join forces with...

BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line-Up Stage

Saturday 1st April 2017, 2pm - 5.45pm

The Jazz Line Up Stage features surprise guests from the festival. For future broadcast on BBC...

Free Event

Family Show with the Instant Composers Pool Orchestra (ICP)

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 2pm

The Instant Composers Pool (ICP) has never confined itself to styles or genres, although it is most...

Misha and so on... A film on Misha Mengelberg

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 3.30pm

For Misha Mengelberg, the forgetting has begun. He is waiting for a taxi he didn't call to go to a...

Free Event

The Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra from Amsterdam plus Garibaldi Plop

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 7pm

Celebrating both 50 years of the group, and also Han Bennink's 75th birthday, the Instant Composers...

The Ronnie Scott's All Stars present The Ronnie Scott's Soho Songbook

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 7.30pm

Since its humble beginnings as a basement bar in the depths of London’s Soho, through to the...

Double Bill: GoGo Penguin and Shobaleader One

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 8pm

Hailing from Manchester, acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin are pianist Chris Illingworth,...

Neil Cowley Trio: Spacebound Apes Live

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 10.30pm

Spacebound Apes is an inspiring story about a character called Lincoln, created by Neil Cowley...

Miles Mosley

Saturday 1st April, 2017. 10.45pm

Upright bassist, composer and producer and founding member of the West Coast Get Down collective,...

Family Jazz All Stars with Zoe Gilby

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 11am

Zoe Gilby lends her stunning vocals to this fun-filled tribute to jazz singers past and present....

Jazz North East Stage

Sunday 2nd April 2017, 1pm - 6pm

Jazz North East present artists from the North East and further...

Free Event

Double Bill: Sulzmann/Iles Duo and Trish Clowes ‘My Iris’ Quartet

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 2pm

Saxophonist Stan Sulzmann and pianist Nikki Iles are iconic figures on the UK jazz scene composing...

Improvisation Masterclass with the Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 3pm

Instrumentalists and singers of any age are invited to join members of the Instant Composers Pool...

Jambone with special guests Zoe Gilby and Matt Anderson

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 5pm

Described recently as 'A significant new voice in British Jazz' (Jazz Journal), composer and...

Jazz Africa / Jazz Cuba Triple Bill: Richard Bona's Mandekan Cubano; Alfredo Rodriguez Trio and Shabaka and the Ancestors

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 7.30pm

A concert that charts a jazz journey from South and West Africa to the latin jazz of Cuba - and...

The Alan Broadbent & Georgia Mancio Songbook Quartet

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 7.45pm

Songbook is the exquisite playing and writing partnership between double GRAMMY award-winning jazz...

Tomasz Stańko Quartet

Sunday 2nd April, 2017. 8pm

Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stańko has been a seminal figure in the evolution of European jazz since...