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The 25th Summer Edition of Hull Jazz Festival returns from 11-15 July at venues across Hull, programming some of the freshest names in UK jazz alongside internationally-renowned artists and local and regional jazz talent.


Snake Davis: Classic Sax Solos

11 July, £20, Hull Truck Theatre

In this upbeat and entertaining show, Snake and his band perform classics like Baker Street, Harlem Nocturne, Pink Panther and his own solos from Million Love Songs, Moving on Up, Search for the Hero and Change.

The Hull Sound: Bud Sugar & Chiedu Oraka

12 July, from £5, Fruit

Bud Sugar are back with their trademark bouncy melodies and socially conscious lyrics, whilst Chiedu Oraka takes to the stage championing the city’s urban scene.

Ain’t Misbehavin’

12 July, £12.50, Hull Truck Theatre

A reunion show for one of Hull’s most popular jazz bands, this legendary local line up takes us on a joyful romp through 1930s and 40s dance sounds, inspired by the Hot Club de France.

Donny McCaslin

13 July, £20, Hull Truck Theatre

With 11 albums, three Grammy nominations and a David Bowie collaboration under his belt, Donny McCaslin is a huge presence on the jazz scene, fusing rock and electronic music into his shows to create perfect jazz fusion.

Paul Taylor’s Jazz in Hull: People & Places

14 July, from £6, Kardomah94

Paul Taylor was active on the Hull music scene for several years before moving to London where his reputation developed. Join Paul in a tribute to the local performers who encouraged him and the venues where they played.

Sebastien Giniaux Trio & The Grimaldi Quartet

14 July, £12.50, Hull Truck Theatre

Sébastien Giniaux is one of the most renowned of the new generation of players inspired by Django Reinhardt. Expect Jazz Manouche (gypsy jazz) at its very best, with flavours of Balkan music and contemporary jazz.


15 July, £6, Hull Truck Theatre

Taking influences from jazz, hip hop, township and afro beat, Nérija are blazing a trail for women in jazz. Their unusual line-up of four horns and guitar gives them their distinctive, fresh and current sound.

Binker & Moses

15 July, from £6, Hull Truck Theatre

Tenor saxophonist Binker Golding and drummer Moses Boys are among the freshest new forces to emerge in British jazz and come to Hull with their intense, hynoptic live show.

Courtney Pine – Black Notes from the Deep

15 July, £23, Hull Truck Theatre

Renowned jazz giant Courtney Pine brings his latest project, Black Notes from the Deep, to Hull as he returns to the tenor saxophone for the first time in 10 year. Featuring a collaboration with UK soul star Omar, this is one you won’t want to miss.




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Creative Credits

Produced by J Night.

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