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Swansea Jazz & Swansea International Jazz Festival



Dave has been the driving force behind Swansea Jazz for close on 25 years. Dave has always played an active part in the Swansea Jazz Scene as a musician at the Swansea Jazz Society sessions at the Liberal Club/St James Club since 1975 and subsequently arranging the weekly events for Swansea Jazzland/Swansea Jazz since 1997 and starting the Swansea International Jazz Festival in 2014. 

Accomplished in handling all areas off Concert and Festival management, arranging the programme of events, dealing with Artists/Accommodation and Logistics/ Marketing and Ticket Sales.

Dave has consistently put together exceptional programmes of events, whilst managing to bring in sufficient ticket outcomes to balance the budgets.

Check out the past programmes!

View Swansea Jazzland Events Programmes

2002 - 2012

2013 - 2020


Dave with Patron Sir Karl Jenkins at the inaugural Festival 2014

Swansea International Jazz Festival based around 18 venues in the Swansea Maritime Quarter. International headline artists plus many free events. Jeff Lorber : Shakatak : Ruby Turner : All Fired Up : NYJO : Louis Prima Jr & the Messengers : The Jive Aces : Hamish Stuart Band : Alan Barnes Octet : Laurence Cottle Big Band : Darius Brubeck : Claire Martin : Pee Wee Ellis : Alec Dankworth : Power of Gower Big Band : James Taylor Quartet : Check out the previous programmes ...

Festival Highlights 2015 Youtube

2017 Festival Youtube

2018 Festival YouTube

2014 Programme

2015 Programme

2016 Programme

2017 Programme

2018 Programme

2019 Programme 

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