Set the scene for the Watford Jazz Junction

The Watford Jazz Junction is a community interest company putting on a live music festival for Watford. This will be our second year of not putting on a festival because of covid.

BUT to keep the music alive,  we’re recording a special closed-door set of our twice cancelled headliner Emma Smith and her Quartet on 10 April - ready for broadcast in May when our festival should have been running.


The final video will go out for free on YouTube and will help to keep our fledgling ambitions alive for another year.

The fabulous Pump House Arts Centre are providing us the space, and our sound engineer, video editor, and Emma & all the band will work for free. But if we can raise some cash we can pay them!

Help us hang in there for another 12 months:

Buy the band a drink for £5!
Buy the sound guys pizza for £10!

Buy a 2022 all access festival pass for £50!
Buy festival funder bragging rights and become a jazz god benefactor for £100!

Whatever you can spare will be helping us to do something special and amazing.

Thank you for helping us to share the jazz love.

(My £285 starter donation will cover the piano tuner, cameraman and venue cleaning!)


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  • Mick Taplin 
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    • £15 
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    • £5 
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    • £10 
    • 13 d
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    • £20 
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Chris Newstead 
Watford, UK
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