the best music in Cheltenham, Gloucester, the Cotswolds and
and the surrounding counties have produced some of the UK's
finest jazz performers and continue to be a centre for high
quality music including jazz and swing.
from, or based in, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire and
Somerset are well-known both nationally and
internationally, as solo artists or for the work they have done
with high-profile international artists and bands including Burt
Bacharach, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Crowded House and many
and booking them
collection of talent means that there is a number of excellent jazz singers,
jazz bands and swing bands based in the area, many of whom
feature top quality musicians but who are available for hire for
functions and events. It is one of the few places where
you could see a musician playing at a major festival one week
and at a wedding the next.
gives information and links you to some of the main performers.