Jeff Guntren with Jami Sheriff trio @Seven Arts -9 Dec 1.30pm

Jeff Guntren is a professional saxophonist from Sioux City, Iowa, USA who is now based in Manchester. He has quickly become a very in-demand saxophonist in the UK, performing a wide variety of music. He is a member of the Manchester Jazz Collective, a 10-piece jazz ensemble who perform original jazz material monthly in the […]

Kate Peters Big Band – the songs of Ella Fitzgerald @Seven Arts-6 Dec 8pm

“This concert is now completely sold out. There may be some returns on the day if you live locally and want to come down and see! If you like this style of music why not try our Sunday afternoon concert on 11 November – Jennie Hammond sings the music of Blossom Dearie @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm?” […]

Jack Garside [email protected] – 2 Dec 1.30pm

Bassist Jack Garside leads this spellbinding quintet crammed full of jazz talent from Leeds featuring Will Howard, tenor Will Blackstone trumpet, George McDonald piano, Jack Garside bass, Jordan Dinsdale drums Jack Garside [email protected] 2 December 1.30-4pm Doors 1pm  Tickets £9 full £7 concessions under 25’s £5 Tickets here : Address: Inkwell Arts 31 Potternewton Ln, Leeds […]

Freddie Gavita Quartet @Seven Arts – Thus 29 Nov 8pm

Freddie Gavita trumpet Tom Cawley (piano) Calum Gourlay (bass) Josh Blackmore (drums) Rising star Freddie Gavita won the British Jazz Award for best trumpeter of 2017 and his 2017 album Transient was aimed at the heart, not the head, with a highly evocative collection of compositions written for his quartet. The music has global appeal […]

Eirik Svela Group @Seven Arts – 25 Nov 1.30pm

Now back in his native Norway after a long stint in Leeds, jazz guitarist Eirik Svela is establishing himself as an important voice amongst a new generation of jazz musicians in Oslo. In March 2018 he recorded his debut album in New York with the internationally acclaimed organ player Sam Yahel (Joshua Redman, Norah Jones) […]

Zoë Gilby Trio @Inkwell -Sun 18 Nov 1.30pm

Welcome return to Inkwell from this very talented singer and songwriter from Newcastle. Zoë Gilby has been making a real impression on the jazz scene today. A repertoire starting with her compelling original compositions written with double bassist husband Andy Champion and guitarist Mark Williams . Her stockpile of music reaches a wide range of more […]

Jean Toussaint Quintet – Brother Raymond  @Seven Arts -15 Nov 8pm

The return to Leeds of a very special band led by a former Jazz Messenger. Grammy-winning saxophonist Jean Toussaint who first came to prominence when he joined Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in 1982. Since moving to London in 1987, Toussaint has released ten critically-acclaimed CDs as a leader. Tonight he presents his 11th album, Brother […]

Jenny Hammond sings Blossom Dearie @Seven Arts 11 Nov 1.30pm

Jennie Hammond interprets the songs of Blossom Dearie, a remarkable vocalist jazz pianist, and composer from the bebop era who was able to bridge the gap between west side rhythm and east side lyrical content throughout her career. Jennie Hammond has been singing ever since she can remember. She has studied the vocal greats of […]

Jazz Jam session @Inkwell – 4 Nov 1.30pm

Bring your horn, your axe, your voice or just come down and enjoy the fun of the friendliest jam session in town. 4 November Jazz Jam session £7 full. price, £5 concessionary. Performers pay as you feel– suggested contribution £5 Tickets here : Address: Inkwell Arts 31 Potternewton Ln, Leeds LS7 3LW

Munch Manship Quintet @Seven Arts – Sun 24 Oct 1.30pm

Tenor and alto saxophonist MUNCH MANSHIP leads a bevy of top-notch jazz musicians, all of whom are dedicated to keeping alive the cool jazz that came out of LA and San Francisco in the 1950s, epitomized by players like Shorty Rogers, Shelley Mann, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker and Paul Desmond. Munch Manship is a saxman […]