Although the main event has been cancelled, this festival will be going online and we will be submitting a short film! More details coming soon.
The festival has sadly been cancelled due to COVID-19
Jazz Factory are delighted to announce that we will be performing at the Bath Festival opening night for the first time.
From swing to funk, cool jazz to bebop – we will be showcasing our students and leaders in a variety of line ups.
Widcombe Social Club, 8.30-9pm, Free entry
This great website lists a variety of courses from Weekend workshops to Summer Schools in a range of areas. Definitely worth checking out if for those who are looking for a jazz course.
Come and jam! All welcome. This is a great cellar bar venue.
Thursday 20th February, 8pm – 11pm. The jams are run by Adam Biggs (Head of Jazz Studies at Bath Spa) and will be supported by the students there.
(Bass amp, keyboard and drum kit are available for use).
St James Wine Vaults, 10 St James Street, Bath BA1 2TW
The Jazz Weekend programme includes Iain Ballamy, Robert Mitchell, Joanna MacGregor, John Law, Tony Orrell, Nikki Yeoh, Mike & Kate Westbrook, Huw Warren, Sam Crockatt and our very own Ross Hughes playing with Tony Orrell in Defective Comet.
– and more artists still to be announced
Weekend 3 day pass £65
Friday £25 / Sunday £25
Saturday £40 all day, £25 afternoon, £25 evening
Under 11s go free / Under 25s half price
Mike Daniel’s GBH Christmas 20th Birthday Gig, Sunday 15 December, 7:30pm £20 (Limited availability)
GBH Big Band’s legendary Christmas concert is back to fill your stockings with seasonal jazz, a classy mix of big band fayre and a host of cracking surprises. ‘Tis the season to be jolly and friends from the world of jazz join GBH to celebrate in their 20th birthday year in this annual cracker of a concert.
We are delighted to confirm the running of Play Jazz Weekend 2021 at Wiltshire Music Centre, Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th May 2021 (bank holiday weekend) with the same line up of fantastic tutors. Bookings opening tbc
A great local gig, with international names, Iain Ballamy and Jason Rebello. Not to be missed!
We are delighted to announce that Jazz Factory will be playing at the annual Moorland Road Xmas light switch on event, Saturday 23 November 2019.
This is a buzzing community event. Jazz Factory will be playing from 15:45 – 16:15, expect some jazzy Xmas numbers plus the usual swing and Latin grooves! The event is free, here’s the line up:
13:00 – Event starts
14:30 – Santa arrives (pressies for under 8s)
15:45 – 16:15 Jazz Factory
16:00 – Bath Mayor arrives
16:30 – Lights Switch on
There will also be; face painting, Samba band workshop, Super Pirates, for all to enjoy. All welcome and all free.
Delighted to announce a new jam session is starting at St James Wine Vaults, Bath. Come and jam! There will be keys, bass amp, and a drum kit available to use.
First date Thursday 21st November 2019, 8.30pm – 11pm
Run by Adam Biggs – Head of Jazz Studies at Bath Spa University