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All that jazz for Gaydon

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19 November 2019
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CHELTENHAM JAZZ Festival (cap. 7,600) has appointed Dave Gaydon, former head of programming at LW Theatres and previously head of music at London’s Roundhouse (3,110), as its new head of programming.

Following eight years at the London venue, Gaydon replaces Emily Jones who moves to Sage Gateshead (1,700) to become senior producer.

“It’s an incredibly exciting time for jazz music as the Festival approaches its 25th year,” says Gaydon.

“There are a whole host of amazing contemporary artistes I’m looking forward to programming alongside the heritage jazz legends.”

Cheltenham Jazz Festival takes place is in association with BBC Radio 2 on 5-10 May. Acts will be announced in late November.

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