Wood Street Jazz Festival

Sunday July 19th 2020

The 2020 Wood Street Jazz Festival is on Sunday July 19th from 1pm-5pm in a large marquee on Wood Street Village Green, with a fantastic programme of live music, a bar serving Pimms and Real Ales from the Hogs Back Brewery, plenty of parking and a village green to spread out on. So bring chairs and tables, a picnic and a group of friends, and enjoy a wonderful afternoon in support of a our local charity Challengers.

Tickets are £18 on the day or just £16 in advance (£14 Guildfor Jazz Members), or £50 for a group of 4, (U18s free), with all the proceeds going to support Challengers, who provide vital play and leisure opportunities and parental support for local disabled children and young people.

Tickets on sale soon!

JAZZ AT THE MOVIES!

JOANNA EDEN

and the Chris Ingham Quartet

After sell out performances across the country, Jazz At The Movies arrives at Wood Street Festival Street for a fun filled afternoon tour through some of the film world’s most swinging and romantic music. 

JAZZ AT THE MOVIES is a unique jazz group who put an irresistible spin on classic movie themes and soundtrack songs from many films including The Pink Panther, Gilda, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Aristocrats and The Fabulous Baker Boys, and songs by Burt Bacharach, John Barry, Leslie Bricusse, Steven Sondheim, John Dankworth, and many others.

A regular sell-out at Ronnie Scott’s and the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, the group features evocative vocals by acclaimed singer JOANNA EDEN, bewitching saxophone and clarinet from MARK CROOKS (of the John Wilson Orchestra) and atmospheric textures and grooves from CHRIS INGHAM (piano), MARIANNE WINDHAM (bass) and GEORGE DOUBLE (drums).

SOMETHIN’ ELSE BIG BAND 

We are delighted to welcome the ever popular Somethin’ Else Big Band, led by MD Chris Green, to open this year’s Wood Street Festival.

 

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