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A new era for Sage Gateshead’s Jazz Festival, running 20 - 22 March. Gateshead Jazz is part of Sage Gateshead’s year-round jazz programme, which showcases a broad range of jazz, soul, funk and crossover artists from acclaimed and illustrious artists to the hottest rising stars.

SEED Ensemble

Triptych plus Lisa Delarny

Zoe Gilby’s Family Jazz All Stars


Friday 20 March

Friday 20 March

Sage Two, 7pm

Sage One, 7.30pm

SEED Ensemble is a Mercury Award-nominated 10-piece band led by alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi. Combining jazz with inner-city London, West African and Caribbean influenced groove, SEED explores a blend of genres through original compositions and improvisation.

With a career spanning over 20 years, Jamie Cullum‘s legendary live shows have seen him perform and work alongside artists as diverse as Herbie Hancock , Pharrell Williams and Kendrick Lamar. He has established himself as a multi award-winning music broadcaster, and is touring his sensational new album Taller.

Jamie Cullum


£37.60 - £53.20, £104 (VIP)

Friday 20 March

Friday 20 March

NRFH, 8.30pm

Sage Two, 10.15pm

As featured on BBC Radio 3 Jazz Lineup – Paul Edis (piano/clarinet/flute) Rob Walker (drums/percussion) and Paul Susans (electric and double bass) AKA Triptych bring a diverse repertoire and extensive experience to create original music that embraces a wealth of influences and different approaches.

GoGo Penguin have been hailed as the “Radiohead of British Jazz”, but they draw equally on rock, jazz and minimalist influences, alongside the intricacy of Aphex Twin or Four Tet to create their punchy, experimental, but always beautiful music.

GoGo Penguin



Saturday 21 March

Saturday 21 March

Sage Two, 12pm

The Barbour Room, 11am

An unmissable family friendly show, ideal for children to grandparents. In this jazztastic performance, Zoe lends her stunning vocals and captivating style to this funfilled tribute to jazz singers past and present, sharing the stage with a line-up of highly accomplished jazz musicians.

Leeds four-piece jazz ensemble Beyond Albedo weave dance music with improvisation, inspired by the music of the early 1960s and the 1980s. This performance is perfect for anyone with additional needs, those who would benefit from a relaxed environment, and their friends and families.


Beyond Albedo Relaxed Performance


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What's On at Sage Gateshead | March / April 2020  

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