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Manchester Jazz Festival

Manchester Jazz Festival runs a high-quality annual jazz festival. It promotes talent based in the region and commissions new work. Our funding is in support of the festival, with a core programme of North West artists plus an international component.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £90,000
  • 2013-2014: £92,070
  • 2014-2015: £94,464

Video feed

Manchester Jazz Festival 2011 - Richard Iles' Miniature Brass Emporium

Richard Iles talks about the influences behind his "Miniature Brass Emporium" and working with Iain Bellamy as part of the 2011 Manchester Jazz Festival. Video by Stevie Bond

Manchester Jazz Festival 2011 - Opening Night & John Ellis' "Big Bang"

Footage from the opening night of the 2011 Manchester Jazz Festival & John Helliwell of Supertramp talks with John Ellis about re-forming "Big Bang" for this years MJF. Video by Stevie Bond

Manchester Jazz Festival 2011 - Stuart McCallum - "Distilled" Album Launch

Stuart McCallum gives his thoughts on his upcoming album "Distilled" and the launch night as part of The Manchester Jazz Festival 2011. Video by Stevie Bond

Manchester Jazz Festival 2011 - Originals Commission

An interview with Adam Fairhall, the driving force behind the Jazz band "The Imaginary Delta" funded by the MJF Originals Commission. Video by Stevie Bond

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Contact details


223 Ducie House
Ducie Street
M1 2JW

53.480141, -2.22706

  • 53.480141 -2.22706

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