Herts Jazz Festival 2018 - 5-7 October

We are delighted that this year, Broadway Cinema & Theatre will be hosting the Herts Jazz Festival, Friday 5- Sunday 7 October.

Please see below for the full Festival programme.

Weekend and day tickets are now available, at a special early bird rate which is available until 31st July. After 31st July, weekend, day and individual gig tickets will be available at the normal rate.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS - UNTIL 31st JULY
Saturday day ticket - £60 standard / £50 member / £45 student BUY NOW
Sunday day ticket - £50 standard / £40 member / £30 student BUY NOW
Weekend ticket - £110 standard / £95 member / £75 student BUY NOW

TICKETS AFTER 31st JULY
Saturday day ticket - £65 standard / £55 member / £50 student
Sunday day ticket - £55 standard / £45 member / £35 student
Weekend ticket - £120 standard / £105 member / £85 student
Individual gig tickets will also be available after 31st July.

We are also pleased to be showing 2 jazz films alongside the Festival - see below for details and to buy tickets. Please note that film tickets are sold separately to the music events.

For more details, visit hertsjazzfestival.co.uk.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Friday 5 October

8-10.30 A Tribute To Jazz At The Philharmonic
Pete Long – Clarinet, Art Themen, Dean Masser, Simon Spillett – Tenors, Sam Mayne – Alto, Mark Armstrong, George Hogg, Steve Waterman – Trumpets, Ian Bateman, Callum Au - Trombones, Harry Sanke – Guitar, Nick Dawson - Piano, Steve Rose - Bass, Clark Tracey - Drums
£25 standard / £22 member / £15 student

Saturday 6 October

10.15-11.00 FILM (Screen 4) Sherlock Jr, (Buster Keaton, 1924).
Live musical accompaniment by Gareth Williams.
£5 - Buy tickets for the film

11.30-12.30 Art Themen ‘New Directions’ Quartet
Art Themen – Tenor/Soprano, Gareth Williams - Piano, Arnie Somogyi - Bass, Winston Clifford - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

1-2 Misha Mullov-Abbado Sextet
Matthew Herd - Alto, James Davison – Trumpet, Sam Rapley – Tenor, Liam Dunachie – Piano, Misha Mullov-Abbado – Bass, Scott Chapman - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

2.30-3.30 Paul Dunmall’s Sunship Quartet plus special guest Alan Skidmore
Paul Dunmall, Alan Skidmore, Howard Cottle – Reeds, Olie Brice – Bass, Tony Bianco - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

4-5 Robert Mitchell’s Epiphany 3 
Robert Mitchell – Piano, Tom Mason – Bass, Saleem Raman - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

6.30-7.45 Alan Barnes Octet
Alan Barnes, Robert Fowler, Karen Sharp – Reeds, Bruce Adams – Trumpet, Mark Nightingale – Trombone, Dave Newton – Piano, Simon Thorpe – Bass, Clark Tracey - Drums
£10 standard ./ £8 member / £8 student

8.15-10.45 Joey DeFrancesco Quartet
Joey DeFrancesco – Organ/Keyboards/Trumpet/Vocals, Troy Roberts – Saxophone, Dan Wilson – Guitar, Michael Ode - Drums
£30 standard / £27 member / £20 student

Sunday 7 October

10.15-11.15 FILM (Screen 4) Dreams are Free (Gary Barber, 2013)
Documentary on the life and career of Bobby Wellins
£5 - Buy tickets for the film

11-12 Herts Young Jazz Ensemble – Bernstein &  Beyond
Directed by Duncan Fraser
Free admission

12.30-1.30 Claire Martin/Dave Newton
Claire Martin – Vocals, Dave Newton - Piano
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

2-3 Portrait of the Modern Jazz Quartet
Nat Steele - Vibes, Gabriel Latchin - Piano, Dario Di Lecce - Bass, Steve Brown - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

3.30-4.45 Gareth Lockrane’s Grooveyard
Gareth Lockrane - Flute, Alex Garnett - Tenor, Mike Outram - Guitar, Ross Stanley - Piano, Dave Whitford - Bass, Tim Giles - Drums.
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

5.15-6.30 Jean Toussaint’s Young Lions
Jean Toussaint – Tenor, Mark Kavuma - Trumpet, Ashley Henry - Piano, Daniel Casimir - Bass, Ben Brown - Drums
£10 standard / £8 member / £8 student

8-10.30 Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames
Georgie Fame – Vocals/Organ, Alan Skidmore – Tenor, Guy Barker – Trumpet, Anthony Kerr – Vibes, Tristan Powell – Guitar, Alec Dankworth – Bass, James Powell – Drums
£30 standard / £27 member / £20 student