LIVE REVIEW: Van Morrison gets Cheltenham Jazz Festival into its groove with rousing set

Wearing his customary dark suit, shades and trilby hat, the Bard of Belfast steps on stage at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival to the warm applause of an intimate 1,400-strong audience, who are gathered inside Henry Weston’s Big Top Tent in Montpellier Gardens.

Delivering a brisk, faultless 90-minute set, he storms through old and new numbers and barely pauses for breath. Accompanied by a slick six-piece band, we’re treated to a jazz masterclass featuring keyboards, guitars, double bass, trumpets, glockenspiel – and funky backing v…
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