Preview: Cheltenham Jazz Festival

The Cheltenham Jazz Festival has announced that saxophonist and composer Nubya Garcia will perform at the 2019 event

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Nubya Garcia is the latest artist to be announced by the festival team and will join a growing programme of performers, including Gregory Porter and Sergio Mendes.

Garcia’s brand of Afro-tinged jazz has made her a key component in a number of new and established groups. She has collaborated with MOBO Award-winning drummer Moses Boyd, and jungle producer and toaster Congo Natty and is a band leader and core member of Maisha and Nérija.

The full Cheltenham Jazz Festival line-up will be announced in February 2019.

Tickets are on sale now for Sergio Mendes, Joshua Redman, The Bad Plus and Gregory Porter. For more information and ticket bookings please visit the Cheltenham Jazz Festival website.