Live jazz gigs from Leeds in the Seven Arts Courtyard, every Sunday afternoon 1.30-3.30pm and every Wednesday evening 6-7.30pm
Nicki Allen Quartet: Wednesday Aug 12 6-7.15pm Rush Hour Jazz. Nicki is a singer/songwriter/pianist whose artistic style crosses many genres, from R&B, pop to contemporary jazz. With Rod Mason sax, Adrian Knowles bass, John Settle drums
Hyde Park Brass : Sunday Aug 16, 1.30-2pm Hyde Park Brass are on the road all over the country to bring the music back and they’ll be coming to the Seven Arts courtyard for a short 30 minute open air show! Trumpets – Matty & Rich Saxaphones – Jonny, Harry & Tom Trombones – Charlie & Danny Sousaphone – James Drums – Chris, Bass Drum – Dan
Toby Brazier Quartet:Wednesday Aug 19 Rush Hour Jazz 6-7.15pm Original funk/fusion inspired music from young Bradford based trumpeter with Will Powell guitar, Sam Jackson bass, Josh Smout drums
Sunday Jazz Aug 23, 1.30-3.30pm. tbc
Emma Johnson’s Gravy Boat Rush Hour Jazz Wednesday Aug 26 6-7.15pm A vibrant quartet, led by female saxophonist and composer Emma Johnson – tenor sax with Calvin Travers – guitar Sam Jackson – bass Alasdair Wells – drums
Sunday Aug 30th, 1.30-3.30pm tbc
Advance warning – Chapel Allerton Jazz Sunday
We’re Flying High too!
Chapel Allerton Arts Festival group decided to cancel this year’s event due to Covid-19 – but as restrictions have begun to be eased there has been momentum to try and do something on the festival week, although on a much smaller scale and with social distancing. We’re delighted to announce ‘Chapel Allerton Flying High’ and art, craft and music event!
There will (of course) be open air jazz too – at Seven Arts Courtyard, and a jazz picnic on the field at the Gledhow Sport and Social Club on Gledhow Lane (near the top of Little Switzerland). We’ve some lovely bands agreed to play too
Tshok – fusing Balkan and North African sounds with drum n’ bass, jazz, funk and more,
Jeremy Sassoon Quartet– jazz, blues, soul and the music of Ray Charles with Leeds favourite saxman Jim Corry and Richard Hammond bass/ Craig Hanson drums vocalist
Alice Higgins Trio with Conal Mulvenna guitar and Will Blackstone trumpet
Elliot Richards Trio with saxman Eliot paying homage Charlie “Bird” Parker (Flying High theme? Of course!)
Trad jazz at the picnic with local hero Jim Wright’s “Rhythm Deluxe” .
More news soon – for now just save the dates – Chapel Allerton Flying High Jazz – Wednesday 2- Sunday 6 September
Seven Arts Courtyard, 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton LS7 3PD and Gledhow Sport and Social Club Gledhow Lane LS8 1NQ
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We acknowledge the support and help from Leeds City Council, Leeds Inspired, Arts at Leeds, Jazz North, Seven Arts and Inkwell. We are a member of NorVolJazz – the Northern Voluntary Promoters Jazz Network – blog https://northernjazz-live.blogspot.co.uk/