Jack Chandler Sextet @Inkwell: Sunday 20 Jan 1.30pm

Jack Chandler alto sax, Tom Sharp trumpet, Ben Lowman tenor sax, Harry Orme guitar, Sam Jackson bass, Steve Hanley drums.  The Jack Chandler sextet combine the arrangements of larger ensembles with the dexterity and improvisation of small groups. Influences range from Tristano, Ellington, Paul Desmond, and the music covers a range of standards from many … Read more Jack Chandler Sextet @Inkwell: Sunday 20 Jan 1.30pm

Ed Kainyek Quintet feat. Andrzej [email protected] Arts, Sun 13 Jan 1.30pm

Ed Kayniek sax, Andrzej Baranek piano, Will Powell guitar, Steve Crocker bass, Dom Moore drums An alumnus of the Leeds Jazz Rock Orchestra and now a local legend on the Manchester jazz scene, Ed Kainyek cites Dexter Gordon, Charlie Parker, Joe Henderson, Phil Woods and Grover Washington as key influences on his playing, although his … Read more Ed Kainyek Quintet feat. Andrzej [email protected] Arts, Sun 13 Jan 1.30pm

Jon Taylor and Blues Dudes @Inkwell : Sunday 6 Jan 1.30pm

Jon Taylor sax and vocals, Andy Cholerton piano, Rich Jevons guitar, Keith Jevons bass and James Robinson drums. Blow the new year blues away with John “Mr Blues” Taylor! Jazz- blues and a touch of funk. The band cover a variety of styles but the music could be described as being quirky blues with the … Read more Jon Taylor and Blues Dudes @Inkwell : Sunday 6 Jan 1.30pm

Ben Powling @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts Leeds Feb 20th 6-7pm

Ben Powling with the Jazz Leeds trio Ben Powling is a tenor saxophonist, and one of the leading young players in Leeds.  Since graduating Leeds College of Music in 2013, saxophonist Ben Powling has been performing extensively as a sideman and leader across the UK, Europe and Asia honing a style based in a love of … Read more Ben Powling @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts Leeds Feb 20th 6-7pm

Richard Scott @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Jan 16 6-7pm

Tenor and baritone sax player Richard Scott has graced the Leeds jazz scene for several decades now, playing with Bassa Bassa, Colin Byrne’s Mingus Collective and his own jazz and free improv groups. In a world filled with clone sax players Richard is a one-off!. With the Jazz Leeds trio 6-7pm at Seven Arts Bar … Read more Richard Scott @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Jan 16 6-7pm

Nicki Allan, Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Wed 19 Dec 6-7pm

Happy Christmas everyone from Jazz Leeds! Our final Rush hour jazz of the year this Wednesday is superb vocalist and pianist Nicki Allan. Nicki’s ability to interpret Jazz Classics effortlessly and stylishly has made her a well-respected Jazz singer over the years. She’ll be accompanied by the Jazz Leeds trio with Jeff Hewer guitar, Steve … Read more Nicki Allan, Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Wed 19 Dec 6-7pm

Frank Brooker @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Wed 21 November

Wed 21 November Frank Brooker – sax and clarinet 6-7pm   Veteran Leeds jazz sax and clarinet player Frank Brooker was originally from Portsmouth (as he jokingly says, on the south coast of Yorkshire!). He first began playing jazz in 1959 with a trad band in Surrey, then following year joined student band at Bristol … Read more Frank Brooker @Rush Hour Jazz, Seven Arts, Wed 21 November

Jenny Hammond, Rush Hour Jazz @Seven Arts Wed 7 Nov 6pm

Jennie has been singing ever since she can remember…She listened to the vocal greats of all time, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Horne, Carmen McRae, Norma Winstone, Carol Kidd and Blossom Dearie to name but a few and was gigging by the age of 14. Jenny went on to study at the Leeds College of Music taking … Read more Jenny Hammond, Rush Hour Jazz @Seven Arts Wed 7 Nov 6pm

Rush Hour Jazz Extra with Sarah Henderson @ Seven Arts 6-7pm 5 December

Sarah Henderson vocals and flute Jeff Hewer guitar, Trev Prinn bass, Will Powell drums An extra Rush Hour jazz this month! Sarah Henderson will be singing and playing for you. She’ll be performing familiar-and-not-so-familiar songs from Great American Songbook accompanied by JazzLeeds trio. Wed 5 Dec @Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD payf collection