JAZZ FESTIVAL 2019
16th/17th/18th AUGUST

Venue:  Pershore Horticultural College WR10 3JP

 Phone 07487 606964
Postal & on-line bookings only accepted

DOWNLOAD BOOKING FORM FOR TICKET PURCHASE & PITCH BOOKINGS
(see below)

Camping & Caravanning pitches available on site
 with the purchase of a full weekend ticket
(booking essential)

B&B rooms on site are Sold Out
See Accommodation Guide for alternatives 

 Ample car parking spaces available on site

4 venues all within easy walking distance and with disabled access
other facilities on site include an all day cafeteria & bar

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LINK TO THE JAZZ GUIDE

 PROGRAMME OUTLINE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

BOOKING FORM (DOWNLOADABLE)

ACCOMMODATION GUIDE

LINK TO TICKET PAGE

DIRECTIONS TO PERSHORE COLLEGE

FROM THE NORTH & SOUTH – M5 Motorway Junction 7 exit onto B4084 towards Pershore
Enter Pershore and continue through the town centre until you reach the River Avon bridge
Continue up the hill following jazz signs which are at the bottom of the hill
The College Campus you will find on the right hand side of the road
Following signage for car parking, camping and caravanning, college reception, college B&B rooms and ticket office

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO CASH POINT ON SITE NOR CREDIT CARD FACILITIES
(NEAREST IN PERSHORE TOWN)
You maybe able to obtain cash-back in the restaurant
                                  

 

Bands and artistes who appear over the weekend:

As always festival favourites plus new bands and artistes have been booked to continue our aim of providing wall to wall music and different genres of jazz throughout the weekend

Click on The Jazz Guide to find details of all the latest national news and events

SESSION SCHEDULE 2019


FRIDAY 16th AUGUST

6pm – 11.15pm

Ben Holder & Pete Allen + a trio with Jim Douglas
a dynamic duo with trio rhythm section of guitar, bass & drums

Kim Cypher & her Band
exciting saxophonist returns with her 2nd album “Love Kim”

Dart Valley Stompers
a popular & energetic ‘trad’ band

Keith Nichols Orchestra – “Benny Goodman 1935” – His Life & Times
Keith arranges another festival tradition with an exciting theme

John Hallam & Alex Clarke Quintet with Tom Kincaid
this band returns after their super session last year


SATURDAY 17th AUGUST
10am – 11.00pm

Silent Film Music
Jeff Barnhart & Keith Nichols with fun & laughter

Mama Shakers (France)
sensational young band from Paris

Wendy Kirkland Quartet
stylish jazz pianist & singer

Martin Bennett’s Old Green River Band
a blend of jazz, blues & boogie music

Vitality Five
authentic 1920’s style jazz tunes & stomps

Richy Jones – Andy MacKenzie – Amy Roberts
vocalist & epic guitarist with Amy

The Bone Supremacy
top jazz trombonists with a dynamic rhythm section

Alan Barnes & Robert Fowler Quintet
a fabulous reed combination & 1st visit for Robert Fowler

Rico’s Revellers with Analucia Tomasso
a high quality ensemble group with vocals by Analucia

Jeff Barnhart (USA) – Sweet & Hot
US & UK make a formidable quartet
 
Tony’s Tailgate Ramblers
new band formed by Tony Pipkin play classic jazz

Basin Street Brawlers
master musicians from London with 1920’s 30’s classic tunes

Jukes Jazz Society
young musicians demonstrate jazz across the spectrum

TJ Johnson Band
extraordinary blends of jazz, blues, soul, country & gospel

Michael McQuaid (Australia) – Melodians
hot jazz from 1920’s era

Dorine de Wit & Her Band with John Maddocks
trad jazz through to rock n roll


SUNDAY 18th AUGUST
10.30am – 11.00pm

Saxophones in Jazz with
Alan Barnes – Michael McQuaid – Robert Fowler
continuing our popular Sunday morning session

Ivory & Gold (USA)
Jeff & Anne Barnhart – piano & flute

TJ Johnson Band
2nd session of jazz, blues, soul, country, gospel

Hot Fingers with Robert Fowler & Emily Campbell
vintage acoustic music

Buck Clayton Legacy Band
sounds of Kansas City jazz

Cool Jazz Collective
a taste of modern with soulful vocals
 

Adrian Cox Quartet – Profoundly Blue
tribute to Edmond Hall – American jazz clarinetist

Jazz Syndicate
Jeremy Huggett & Gethin Liddington – entertaining jazz

Vitality Five
2nd session of hot jazz

Carl Sinclair Boogie Band
1st visit for this dynamic entertainer

Peter Horsfall Quintet
exciting energetic ensemble

Washboard Resonators
American street music – entertaining duo

Mama Shakers (France)
2nd session for this French band

Ian Bateman’s Jazz Crusaders Project with Tom Clarke-Hill Rhythm Boys
new band – don’t miss it

Jamie Brownfield & Alex Clarke with the Three Bears
fresh approach to jazz standards

Keith Nichols & His Swingsters
Keith’s arrangements with festival musicians

Graham Smith’s Shades of Jazz
with influences of Alex Welsh

 

ARTISTES ALSO APPEARING IN THE SESSIONS

Jack Amblin – Nicholas D Ball – Anne Barnhart (USA) – Jack Cotterill
Richard Exall – Adrian Fry – 
Al Gurr – Elaine Hatton – Rachel Hayward – David Horniblow
Jeremy Huggett – Graham Hughes – Rich Hughes – 
Zoe Lambert – Tom ‘Spats’ Langham
Gethin Liddington – Nick Millward – Andrew Oliver – Mike Owen – Neil Riches

Martin Roper – Zoltan Sagi – Malcolm Sked – Jim Swinnerton – Enrico Tomasso
Martin Veasey – Nick Ward – 
Martin Wheatley – Gary Wood

Artistes and bands maybe subject to change 

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ Final

FACILITIES ON THE COLLEGE CAMPUS

Single Student Campus B&B En Suite Rooms (Check Availability)

Camping/Caravan Pitches
(B&B Accommodation & Camping Pitches are only available with the purchase of a full weekend ticket)

All Day Cafeteria    Licensed Bar with Real Ales & College Cider    Ample Parking with disabled areas    Wheelchair friendly

Whilst every effort will be made to ensure the line-up is as advertised the organisers reserve the right to change the programme if necessary

Download the 2019 Booking Form

 For tickets and/or Camping/Caravanning
send form with correct payment to:

Pershore Jazz
20 Bridge Street
Pershore Worcs
WR10 1AT

 

Purchase 2019 Tickets

Please click to purchase tickets for the 2019 Pershore Jazz Festival
This years dates are:
Fri 16th – Sun 18th August 2019

 

Accommodation Guide