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Cheltenham Jazz Festival is an international Jazz festival set against the backdrop of a beautiful Regency town. A showcase for the best names in the jazz scene today alongside fresh new talent, the Festival also celebrates a variety of genres with Jazz in their DNA. With 50 concerts over six days, free gigs and pop-up performances in the town’s streets and bars, and a fantastic food offer, it’s the hottest May Bank Holiday ticket around.
Multi Grammy-winning Gregory Porter has announced a three-year term as the Festival's new Artistic Curator, taking over from Jamie Cullum and early names announced include Brazilian bossa-nova legend Sergio Mendes, Joshua Redman, Nubya Garcia and The Bad Plus.
The full programme will be annouced on 13th February.
Tickets go on sale to Cheltenham Festivals Members on February 27th and on general sale on March 6th and are available from http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz or 01242 850 270.