Liverpool Hope University will host the sixth Liverpool International Jazz Festival (LIJF) taking place from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th February 2018.
Supported by sponsors and collaborators including Liverpooljazz, Milapfest, The Anti-Social Jazz Club, Curly Music, Trevor James and Jazz North, the most recent incarnation of the festival looks to be as dynamic and forward thinking as ever.
The emphasis is on contemporary instrumental jazz in a variety of styles taking audience members on a musical journey that traverses numerous genres and cross-genres including Funk/Acid Jazz, Indo Jazz and Jazz Rock.
Highlights include concerts from James Taylor Quartet (Thursday 22nd Feb), Get The Blessing (Friday 23rd Feb), Arun Ghosh Indo Jazz Sextet (Saturday 24th Feb), Jason Rebello – Solo Piano (Saturday 24th Feb) and Soft Machine (Sunday 25th Feb).
The majority of events will take place at The Capstone Theatre at Liverpool Hope University’s Creative Campus. Throughout the programme, there are support sets from North West artists, masterclasses and workshops from festival performers and after events organised by the Anti-Social Jazz Club taking place at Fredericks and The Buyer’s Club in Liverpool city centre.
For full details of the sixth Liverpool International Jazz Festival go to the Capstone Theatre’s home page.