"One of the classiest and eclectic jazz festivals." ~ The Guardian
Date for your diary: Cheltenham Jazz Festival takes place on May 2-7 2012.
2011 was a very exciting festival, especially for Jamie Cullum fans. Jamie was appointed guest director for the second year running (wonder if he'll make a third?) and he also recorded a special for his BBC Radio 2 show at the festival. As a headliner, Jamie played a sold-out solo gig with a difference. A festival first, the show was broadcast live to over 75 cinemas across the UK and Europe!
He showcased some new songs:
There was also a Q&A session with Jamie. You can read the transcript from this here
Whether Jamie will be at the festival in 2012 remains to be seen but you can be sure of some first-class jazz if you go!