Gateshead International Jazz Festival, 15-17 April

Gateshead International Jazz Festival is back! As always there’s the best of the UK, European and International jazz scene, hotly-tipped emerging talent and exciting cross genre artists with a programme that truly brings something for everyone. The festival, the UK’s biggest held under one roof, runs from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 April 2016 at Sage Gateshead.
Headliners include American funk & soul supremo Charles Bradley, GRAMMY award-winning singer Gregory Porter, leading British saxophonist Courtney Pine with pianist Zoe Rahman, and former Jazz Messenger, Terence Blanchard with his new quintet, the E-Collective.
Also joining the line-up are Arun Ghosh, Liane Caroll, Evan Parker, WorldService Project, Roberto Fonseca Trio, Kris Bowers, Phil Meadows, John Surman, Alexander Hawkins Trio, Ibrahim Mallouf, Cafe Society Swing, Simon Spillett, John Law, Michel Reis, Besson Duo, MALIJA (Mark Lockheart, Liam Noble, Jasper Høiby) and Royal Northern Sinfonia.
Plus there will be free music on the Concourse, festival workshops, family fun, talks, a late night club and much more.

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Bookers can also take advantage of the Jazz Multi-Buy – the more concerts booked across the weekend the more money saved.
The festival is proudly sponsored by Team Cycles in Gateshead and produced in collaboration with London based music producers Serious.