Rewards for Bristol International Jazz & Blues Festival Needs You

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£20 – Electric Lady Big Band - Exclusive CD

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The Electric Lady Big Band was produced, arranged and directed by our own Artistic Director Denny Illett. Arrangements of some of Jimi Hendrix's most classic songs into orchestral versions ended up producing one of our most sought after concerts and went on to sell out Ronnie Scott's. Along with this you'll also become a 'Friend of the Festival' and a receive a Thank You card in the post.

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£20 – Dennis Rollins - Symbiosis - Signed Album

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Dennis Rollins' Velocity Trio present us with Symbiosis on CD, signed and donated in aid of our crowdfunder. Dennis who we had at this years festival was one of our most incredible funk acts to date. Guardian describes this album as "an infectiously accessible mix of dancefloor hooks, expressive solos and canny covers". You'll also become a 'Friend of the Festival' and receive a thank you card.

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£20 – Dennis Rollins - The 11th Gate - Signed Album

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Get your own signed copy of Dennis Rollins' Velocity Trios 11th Gate on CD. This album grooves with a latin pulse and is strict yet playful. "Rollins plays his trombone with a beautiful burnished tone, bouncing and swooping into his notes on little catenaries of sound, reaching out to listeners with a grin and a handshake". You will also become a 'Friend of the Festival' and get a thank you card.

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£20 – Yazz Ahmed - Finding My Way Home - Signed Album

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Get Yazz Ahmed's first album Finding My Way Home on CD exclusively signed for our crowdfunder. This was the album that we all came to love her for and she is one of our most unique performers at the festival. It features a structured roots orientated journey and blends Arabic Scales with Conventional Jazz. You will also become a 'Friend of the Festival and receive a thank you card in the post.

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£20 – Festival T-Shirt + Friend Membership

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Festival T-Shirt featuring either B.B. King, Ella Fitzgerald or Jimi Hendrix. You will also become an official 'Friend of the Festival' and gain 10% off your first two tickets next year, a festival badge as well as a thank you card in the post. Available in S, M & L.

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£10 – Eternal Gratitude

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Eternal gratitude for helping support the Festival from the whole team and every jazz and blues lover in Bristol. Plus your name on social media and a thank you card emailed to you.

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£10 minimum.

£20 – Friend of the Festival

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Become an official 'Friend of the Festival', not only do you receive 10% off your first two tickets next year, but you will get a shout out on social media, a mention in our printed programme, a thank you card in the post and a festival badge.

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£20 minimum.

£50 – One to One Music Class

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Private music lesson by one of Bristol's top musicians in either, guitar, piano, horns, woodwind or vocals. You will also become an official 'Friend of the Festival' and gain 10% off your first two tickets next year, a festival badge, as well as a thank you card in the post.

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£50 minimum.

£100 – Masterclass

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Masterclass in music lead by our Artistic Director Denny Ilett accompanied by one of our special guests. Previous masterclasses have been conducted by Pee Wee Ellis, Dennis Rollins, Kirk Fletcher and Ian Shaw so expect something unforgettable. You will also become an official 'Friend of the Festival' and gain 10% off your first two tickets next year. Note that this is for 1 place in a group class.

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£500 – Book a Local Band

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We have a line up of some of Bristol's best bands ready to play at your disposal. Whether you're booking them for a party, a local event or you want to serenade that special someone outside their window. Expect jazz, funk, soul and even rhythm and blues. It might get loud.

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£500 minimum.

£1,000 – Moscow Drug Club

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Have Moscow Drug Club come and play for you at your own private event. Moscow Drug Club, fronted by Katya Gorrie Is a curious musical place where certain elements of 1930’s Berlin Cabaret, Hot Club de France, Nuevo Tango & Gypsy Campfire meet. At the Festival this year they played to a packed St Georges and went down a storm and now they can play for you! This is a very special reward!

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£5,000 – Become a Major Sponsor

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Become a Major Sponsor for the 2020 festival and have your logo or name on all 20'000 of our programmes, all our posters and all our stages. We'll also shout out about you through social media, our website and any press releases. Not only this but we will invite you and your team to our 2020 exclusive launch party to come and schmooze with us over an old fashioned or glass of bubbly.

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