South coast cool with a brand new jazz festival

A jazz festival called The South Coast Jazz Festival comes to Shoreham-by-Sea from January 23rd to 25th 2015.

A brand new jazz festival called The South Coast Jazz Festival comes to Shoreham-by-Sea from January 23rd to 25th 2015. Hosted at the Ropetackle Arts Centre it’s curated by vocalist Claire Martin OBE and saxophonist Julian Nicholas.
 
This three day event will celebrate the talent from the region and present exclusive appearances by both established and up-and-coming artists, adult and junior jazz improvisation workshops and an award winning photographic exhibition. Both Claire and Julian are locals and keen to spotlight the area.

The line-up includes Liane Carroll, Joe Stilgoe, Ian Shaw, Bobby Wellins Quintet, Pete Long’s Echoes of Ellington, The Mingus Underground Octet, Mark Edwards’ Cloggz and Jack Kendon.

For more information and local links got to southcoastjazzfestival.com

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