The Big Easy + Em Brown Quartet @Seven Arts – Thus 30th August 8pm

The Big Easy is a Leeds based 7-piece Swing band.  Since it’s birth in the 1920s, swing has been music for celebration. The Big Easy have taken some of the greatest tunes by the giants of swing; Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, Nina Simone and many more household names Musicians: Jon Scully – trumpet/vocals, Jack Chandler – alto/baritone sax, Tim Hurst – […]

Loire Jazz + [email protected] Sunday 26 August 1.30pm

Bassist and jazz organiser Steve Crocker hosts a jam session with some friends from the Loire Jazz course. Scottish Jazz singer Elaine Creighton will be providing some vocals, Graham Lyons on sax and clarinet, Steve Mullarky on drums, Will Powell guitar 1.30-2.30pm followed by jazz jam session 3-4pm – all welcome £5 on the door […]

Jean Watson Group – Jazz Jam-Boree @Inkwell Sun 19 Aug 1.30pm

Come and enjoy an afternoon of songs from Chet Baker and from the Great American Songbook (Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, etc) with Jean Watson and her quintet 1.30-2.30pm  followed by a jazz jam session 3-4pm £5 entry on the door Inkwell Arts 31 Potternewton Ln, Leeds LS7 3LW  

Jazz Jam-boree with Phil Green’s Quiet Jazz- Sun 5 Aug @Inkwell 1.30pm

Phil Green’s Quiet Jazz will be playing at the Jazz Jam-boree on Sunday 5 August. 1.30-2.30pm followed by a jam session £5 entry on the door  This promises to be an intriguing afternoon of music. Phil offers this taster: ” In an increasingly noisy world, the Quiet Jazz Project offers a respite, a brief period […]

Jazz Jam-boree With Jeff Hewer Trio @Inkwell Sun 29 July 1.30pm

Our first jazz jamboree of the summer holidays is led by the “Toronto Tornado” – guitarist Jeff Hewer with his power trio of Steve Hanley drums and Jack Garside bass. See them this Sunday 29 July at Inkwell Leeds – they play from 1.30-2.30pm and then will be followed by a jazz jam session Bring your horn, […]

Tuesday Jazz in Millennium Square

Free event, come any enjoy music in Millennium Square featuring some of the best jazz and blues bands from Leeds.  Headlining is Tom Sharp Jazz Orchestra with the Honeybirds

“The Improvisation Chamber”

Ever wanted to improvise? Where here’s your chance! Learn to play tuneful jazz improvisations on an array of percussion and keyboard instruments with Leeds keyboard maestro and jazz educator Dave Evans.