House band The Nightcreatures host the third Monday of the month jam session with music from the Crescent City of New Orleans. Musicians of all kinds are welcome to come and join in performing standard repertoire made famous in The Big Easy as well as other material given the NOLA treatment.
The Neil C. Young Trio are "full of soul and energy" which "touches your heart and sets your hair on fire!" so says, Critical Jazz.com and Just Jazz Guitar Magazine. Neil C. Young has gained long listed Grammy nominations over the recent years with previous album releases and this year will see the latest release of original material.
Kyla's monthly residency continues into 2018. Come and see her and Danny perform. You won't be disappointed.
Last year saw the launch of Kyla's new album, 'Throw Away Your Blues'. If you're at this gig, pick yourself a copy up from Kyla or Danny, it's great and she'll also sign it for you, if you ask nicely!
The Gelatos are a high energy all live (piano, double bass, sax/clarinet), all singing jazz trio playing songs from the 40's & 50's.
Sam Jefferson was the first musician to play at our new Free Style Happy Hour Friday gig sessions and we welcome Sam back tonight to perform a set of his own arrangements of Blues standards, complemented by originals that draw from the Blues, Folk and Jazz traditions.
This band had us at the yellow vinyl that dropped through our letter box back in late 2017. Their first gig at the club in January this year blew everyone away so it was a no brainer this band would be part of this year’s MJF line up.
Charlie Cooper is without doubt one of our favourite singer / songwriters and plays regularly at the club with her quartet and full band. Tonight, Charlie will perform a solo set on piano, showcasing this talented artist in an intimate setting.
Expect to hear soulful, jazzy music.
Our favourite Welsh boys are back to rip up the M&P stage on the first Saturday night of the festival. Their music invokes the sumptuous flavours of New Orleans marching bands, together with Bronx-inspired Hip Hop and Welsh language pop music!
One of our regular performers, Jeremy is delighted to announce the Manchester launch of his new album at Matt & Phreds for MJF. The album was recorded live at PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho in Nov 2017.
M&P’s is known for their Monday Jam sessions and this year MJF falls on our All Star Jam. The Jam is ran by Dreamer, a popular, local Funk, Soul, Disco & Hip-Hop Band and the Jam encompasses these genres of music with a little bit of Jazz thrown in!
Alongside DREAMER, we invite Guest Musicians to join the band and Jam with anyone who wants to take part.