Liverpool International Jazz Festival

Jazz Festival Montage

Liverpool International Jazz Festival (LIJF) was established in 2013 by Liverpool Hope University, and in previous years has included performances from some of Jazz music’s leading lights – artists such as Courtney Pine, Denys Baptiste, Roller Trio, Impossible Gentlemen, Kit Downes, Led Bib, Philip Catherine, GoGo Penguin, Troyka, Neil Cowley Trio, and Dennis Rollins’ Velocity Trio.

The emphasis of the Festival is on contemporary instrumental jazz in a variety of styles, taking audience members on a musical journey that traverses numerous genres and cross-genres.

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Liverpool International Jazz Festival 2020 took place from 27th February to 1st March 2020, and featured (amongst others) London based jazz collective Cykada (Thur 27th Feb), Netherlands innovators Tin Men and the Telephone (Fri 28th Feb), Indo-jazz innovator sarathy Korwar (Sat 29th Feb), boisterous Belgian iconoclasts Blow 3.0 (Sat 29th Feb), Martin Arche's Anthropology Band (Sun 1st March) and saxophonist Tony Kofi (Sun 1st March).

Below are some reviews of the events:

Getintothis: Liverpool International Jazz Festival 2020

London Jazz News: Liverpool International Jazz Festival 2020

La Vida Liverpool: Blow 3.0 / Beyond Albedo Review