Jazz FM's Virtual Jazz Festival

A virtual extravaganza of exclusive live performances from some of the UK and world’s biggest jazz stars.

1x 3hrs, by Somethin' Else, first aired 12th April 2020

With live music venues closed and all events cancelled, Jazz artists was hit harder than most. With many earning a living as session musicians, or artists without label backing, the lockdown conditions were particularly difficult for jazz players.

Jazz FM’s Virtual Jazz Festival came at the end of a day raising money for UK jazz musicians, with tracks played throughout the day followed by this extraordinary three-hour virtual jazz festival to end the day, delighting and cheering up jazz fans everywhere.

A compilation of the Jazz Festival's best bits
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Somethin' Else
Jazz FM