Norwich Jazz Party, May 2013

The first names for the 2013 Norwich Jazz Party, the annual May Day parade of the best of mainstream, have been announced and include Harry Allen, Scott Hamilton, Jim Galloway and Ken Peplowski

Rebecca KilgoreOver 26 hours of first-class international mainstream jazz are on offer at the 2013 Norwich Jazz Party over the Early May Bank Holiday.

For the seventh year in a row the party takes place in the Lancaster Suite at the Holiday Inn Norwich North, commencing on the afternoon of Saturday 4 May and running until late in the evening of Monday 6 May.

Among the names announced so far are Harry Allen, Giorgos Antoniou, Alan Barnes, Dan Barrett, Ian Bateman, Steve Brown, Alec Dankworth, Jacob Fischer, Adrian Fry, Jim Galloway, Dave Green, Scott Hamilton, Duke Heitger, Jon-Erik Kellso, Rebecca Kilgore (pictured), Eiji Kitamura, Craig Milverton, Nicki Parrott, John Pearce, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Bucky Pizzarelli, Chuck Riggs, Karen Sharp, Rossano Sportiello, Enrico Tomasso and Bobby Worth.

Ticket prices have been held at the same level as 2012 with a full weekend ticket costing £175 per person and an individual day ticket £60.

For more information and tickets, contact Norwich Jazz Festival, Whitlingham Hall, Kirby Road, Trowse, Norwich, NR14 8QH. Tel: 01603-620287. Email: Web:

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