Don’t Miss This
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Saturday 13:30 Big Top
Scofield Mehldau Guiliana
Saturday 17:00 Big Top
Sunday 13:30 Main Stage
Sunday 19:30 Big Top
Friday 1st July
Leroy Horns leads this unique band comprising three saxophones, trombone and drums.
London based Latin Jazz Trio.
Eddie Myer 5tet
SJM columnist and bassist with original compositions from his album Why Worry?.
New generation jazz artists Ezra Collective originate from Tomorrows Warriors and blend afro-beat, hip hop, reggae and jazz on their debut EP Chapter 7.
Gypsy jazz with an avant-garde twist, with guitarists Steve Aston and Elis Davies, violinist Matt Holborn and bassist George Berrills.
Swing jazz from vocalist/guitarist Mike the Mic.
Brighton-based DJ, producer and multi-instrumentalist Joe F Newman creates retro-funk neo-soul tunes. Expect great beats and great vocals from Abi Flynn.
Jazz FM’s Funky Sensation
DJ set from Jazz FM.
Jazz and hip hop collective inspired by J Dilla, The Roots and Robert Glasper. Joe Armon-Jones on keys, Jack Polley, bass and Olly Sardar on drums.
Saturday 2nd July
One man band Bernhoft uses loops and performs on a number of instruments, inspired by Scandinavian pop music.
Cecile McLorin Salvant
Inspired by Sarah Vaughan, with a beautiful low register, she often performs more obscure jazz repertoire as well as her own, quirky original material. A mix of jazz standards and originals from her 2015 album For One to Love.
Chris Coull’s 'Brownie Speaks
Hove-based trumpeter pays tribute to bebop trumpeter Clifford Brown.
Erik Truffaz 4tet
French trumpeter Erik Truffaz adds new musicians to his band and combines music from Mali, promoting their new album Doni Doni.
Presents Emily’s D+Evolution, this show will be completely different to previous UK performances with the bassist/singer performing material from her new album.
Gilles Peterson’s Dingwall’s Session
DJ Gilles Peterson with Patrick Forge.
The 68 year old Jamaican vocalist is famous for her singles Pull Up To The Bumper and Slave To The Rhythm.
The French-Lebanese trumpet virtuoso embraces pop, jazz and music from the Middle East.
Endorsed by the late Prince, she combines soul, pop and jazz, performing tunes from her debut album, Soul Eyes on Blue Note Records.
Amazing singer/pianist performs tracks from her latest album Seaside.
Lianne La Havas
Blending folk and soul, her successful first album Is Your Love Big Enough? was followed up with Blood in 2015.
Maria Chiara Argiro Quartet
Italian pianist plays contemporary jazz.
Mike Hobart Quintet
Saxophonist Mike Hobart with his quintet performing tracks from their new album Evidential. With Chris Lee on trumpet, often with pianist Danny Keane, bassist Greg Gottlieb and drummer Eric Ford.
Two sax players and a drummer playing funky, danceable tunes.
This original five piece band features vocalist Frida Touray and saxophonist Josh Arcoleo.
Partikel’s String Theory Quartet
Duncan Eagles’ contemporary jazz group Partikel are joined by a violinist.
Peter Fraize Quintet
Washington DC saxophonist performs with organist Terry Seabrook, as part of his tour of the UK.
Riot Jazz Brass Band
A nine-piece brass band perform funky tracks from their latest album Incoming!
French electronic music legend Ludovic Navarre returns with a new album incorporating traditional African instruments and musicians.
Scofield Mehldau Guiliana
Guitar legend John Scofield with pianist Brad Mehldau and drummer Mark Guiliana.
Skye & Ross from Morcheeba
Morcheeba vocalist Skye Edwards joins guitarist Ross Godfrey for a duo project, Skye and Ross.
Soul band The Milk from Chelmsford in Essex, reproduce 1960s soul, with their big Northern Soul-inspired hit All I Wanted Was Danger set to be a popular number.
The Stanley Clarke Band
The Return to Forever bassist recently celebrated his 65th birthday. Expect to hear him accompanied by some young, up and coming musicians performing tunes from his latest album.
The contemporary piano trio originally from Brighton but now based in London perform lots of groove-based tunes.
Yamaha Jazz FM Replay Project
This is the end result of a jazz education venture supported by Yamaha and Jazz FM. Lapsed jazz musicians join saxophonist Pete Long to perform in a big band setting.
Sunday 3rd July
Singer/pianist released his latest album On A Clear Day last year. A smooth vocalist with a slick presentation.
Average White Band
The Scottish fun and R&B band reunite once again. Their first hit, Pick Up The Pieces dates back to 1974.
Happy and upbeat singer from the gospel tradition sings soulful original tunes with partner guitarist Dana Johnson.
Beats & Pieces Big Band
Ben Cottrell’s big band studied together in Manchester, combining jazz with popular music.
Binker & Moses
Saxophonist Binker Golding and drummer Moses Boyd perform cutting edge new jazz.
The legendary composer and arranger pianist performs his compositions.
Her pop-tango tune A Night Like This was a hit record back in 2009. Since then the Dutch singer has released electro-swing tunes and her own mix of jazz and pop music.
Claire Martin & Ray Gelato
Get ready to swing dance to the sounds of vocalist Claire Martin and saxophonist/singer Ray Gelato.
Femi Temowo + Engines Orchestra
The Nigerian-born guitarist and singer is based in the UK and combines Afro, jazz and folk music on his third album The Music Is The Feeling, with 'cross-genre collective' Engines Orchestra.
Manchester-based contemporary jazz piano trio, recently signed to Blue Note Records.
Jack Kendon/Imogen Ryall Quintet
Brighton-based trumpeter with vocalist Imogen Ryall. Featuring special guest saxophonist Julian Nicholas.
Multi-talented multi-instrumentalist uses loops to recreate the sounds of his mesmerising YouTube videos. The young vocalist/pianist releases his debut album In My Room this month.
Jamie Leeming Project
Young guitarist and composer Jamie Leeming performs original material featuring vocalist Emily Dankworth.
The young Welsh jazz singer recently released her debut EP, Stories & Rhymes with her own original material.
With Coltrane-inspired grooves and Miles-inspired fusion, his recent performance at Glastonbury featured the tenor saxophonist with Ryan Porter, trombone; Brandon Coleman, keyboards; Miles Mosley, double bass and drummers Tony Austin & Ronald Bruner Jr.
Since her 2003 global hit Milkshake. the R&B singer has started a family, learnt how to cook, launched a range of sauces and released her 2014 album Food.
The voice behind Rudimental’s We The Generation, 17 year old Mahalia is also a singer-songwriter in her own right.
Surviving a cycling accident that left her for dead, she used music to aid her recovery. She performs original material with a socially conscious message.
Paul Richards Trio
Sussex-based latin jazz trio with tunes from their latest album Episodes.
Simon Spillett Quintet
Tubby Hayes inspired hard bop tenor sax player, performing with pianist John Donaldson.
A multi-instrumentalist producer and DJ, Swindle promotes his new album Peace, Love & Music with positive uplifting messages.
"MC Mr Bruce and DJ/Producer Mr Chuckles collaborate to make Hip Hop for the 1930s, Big Band music for the 00s."
Terry Pack’s unfeasibly large ensemble perform original compositions and arrangements with solos from top Sussex-based musicians such as Jack Kendon.
Youthful soul group promote their new EP, Butterflies and Dragons.