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Cambridge Jazz Festival

Cambridge Jazz Festival

Cambridge International Jazz Festival 16th-27th November 2016

The festival is a celebration of the huge variety of music that jazz encompasses, from gypsy jazz to funk, from solo artists to big bands and to open jazz up to new audiences, particularly young people, and to give them the chance to get involved as well as come and listen.

This will hopefully break down some of the old preconceptions and stereotypes, and present jazz in Cambridge as what it truly is - a thrilling, varied, and compellingly creative art form. A lot has changed in 45 years, as you’ll see…come to the gigs, see the films, hear the talks, and learn something new at the workshops of the Cambridge Jazz Festival.

Eight must-see events for all the family. From magical storytelling, including live jazz, and infectious fun with an array of jazz, pop, soul, and Disney tunes, to a range of workshops for those budding Louis Armstrongs or Billie Holidays and the best of UK hip hop for the teenagers. There is something for all ages.

Cadenza (Friday 18th November)

The Oxford Gargoyles (Friday 18th November)

The Big Band Bananza (Saturday 19th November)

Learn to Swing Dance! (Saturday 19th November)

Discover Percussion Workshop (Saturday 26th November)

Soweto Kinch’s performance with the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra (Saturday 26th November)

A Magical Musical Storybox (Sunday 27th November)

Andi Hopgood’s rhythm and groove vocal and jazz choir workshop (27th November)

For more information about all the family events hosted by this year’s Cambridge International Jazz Festival, please visit: www.cambridgejazzfestival.org.uk/family

Further information about the Festival can be found here: www.cambridgejazzfestival.org.uk

You can also follow the Cambridge Jazz Festival for updates on Facebook and Twitter


Twitter: @CamJazzFest #CJF2016 

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