Huddersfield Jazz Guitar Festival

Huddersfield Jazz Guitar Festival


Jim Mullen

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After leaving school Jim Mullen trained as a journalist whilst playing on the local music scene in his native Glasgow. He formed a group with Malcolm Duncan and Roger Ball (later of the Average White Band) and together they worked throughout Scotland playing Coltrane tunes and some originals.

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Gary Potter

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Gary Potter is thought by many to be one of the best jazz and country guitarists active today. Regarded highly in the USA, Europe, Australia, South America and of course, throughout the UK, he commands the respect of his fellow musicians and for those who are lucky enough to see him are astounded at his technique.

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Jeremy Platt

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Jeremy Platt works in the field of jazz and related music. He contributed keyboards and guitar to Frank Felix’ “Tales From the Funky Underground” and has accompanied many UK jazz artists including Jim Mullen and Dennis Rollins. He recorded the piano trio album “Sometimes Saying Your name”.

Adrian Ingram

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Adrian Ingram is widely recognised as one of the foremost authorities on the jazz guitar. He has written extensively about the history, players, styles and instruments of the genre.

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HJGS Guitar Ensemble

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The HJGS Guitar Ensemble is a group, led by Jamie Holroyd, is part of our regular monthly society events. Comprising of society members the group perform ensemble arrangements of classic jazz standards.

Darren Dutson Bromley

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Darren Dutson-Bromley studied both jazz and classical guitar in Leeds and has worked professionally as a performer ever since. In 1996 he worked for the Princes Trust where he performed with both Prince Charles and Jools Holland, which led to a number of television appearances.

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Randy Johnston

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Randy Johnston is one of the most widely recorded and prolific  guitarists, vocalists, and performers of his generation.  He has released 14 albums as a leader for the Small World, Muse, Highnote, J Curve, Mel Bay, and Random Act labels and has appeared on dozens of recordings with other top recording artists.

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