Leeds Jazz Festival Finale – “Trio Trio Trio” @ Wardrobe

Sunday 21 July Doors 8.00pm Music 8.30pm Following last year’s success with the Xero Slingsby celebration we’ve asked Sally Coe to again curate the final festival event of 2019. Called Trio Trio Trio it brings together four jazz and improvising trios, rolling seamlessly from one to another, one style to another, one set to another. […]

Music:Leeds Festival Forum @Wardrobe

Sunday 21.7.19. 1.30-3.30pm (free event).  The Festival Forum is being hosted by Music:Leeds @The Wardrobe , St Peter’s Square Leeds LS9 8AG. This will be a chance for fans, musicians, producers, promoters and festival directors to share experiences with like-minded souls. We’ll have some guests from the visiting festival bands including rising star trumpet player […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: ArchiFrisco + Chris Sharkey solo

Sunday 21 July Recital Room 219. Doors 3.30, music 4-6pm The second of this year’s “Fusebox presents” is a concert featuring ArchiFrisco, the coming together of avant-garde jazz trios J Frisco and Archipelago. Their concert will be preceded by a solo improv. set from guitarist Chris Sharkey. J Frisco are Jemma Freese, Keyboards, Lara Jones, […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Misha Mullov-Abbado Group

@Leeds College of Music Sunday 21 July Doors 12.30pm This group start 2.45pm The Misha Mullov-Abbado Group is made up of some of the finest, multi-award-winning musicians in London, and under Misha’s direction the group performs his original compositions and arrangements with a broad variety of influences. The band has performed at many venues and […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Kevin Holbrough Quartet with Dave Newton

@Leeds College of Music Sunday 21 July Doors open 12.30- music starts 1pm Leading UK jazz trombonist and trombone professor at The Royal Academy of Music, Mark Bassey describes Kevin “as a consummate professional- immaculate lead player and fine soloist” and award winning jazz trombonist Dennis Rollins “Kevin is one of a breed of new […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Learning to Play Jazz

Dom Moore’s workshop @Leeds College of MusicSunday 21 July 10 – 12 midday Room room 218. Cost £8/6 As part of JazzLeeds Festival 2019 we have a repeat of this very popular workshop on “Learning to Play Jazz” led by Dom Moore (pic above by Maria Alzamora). Dom is a Leeds based pianist, guitarist, drummer […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Vula Viel + support from Las Camaradas

@Wardrobe Saturday 20 July Doors open 8pm Music starts 8.30pm Bex Burch brings her unique energetic and intense vibe to Leeds for the first time with her band Vula Viel! The band name means “Good is Good” in Dagaare, the language of the tribe in Upper West Ghana where Bex lived, farmed and studied for […]

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Shai Maestro trio+ Frank Harrison and Brigitte Beraha

@Leeds College of Music, Saturday 20 July: Doors open 6.00pm Music starts 6.30pm. Shai Maestro is one of the most promising and talented pianists of his generation. Based in New York, he has made his name touring with bassist Avashai Cohen but since 2011 he has shaped a strong and unique personal identity of his […]

Leeds Jazz Festival – Community Jazz afternoon

Leeds Jazz Festival are pleased to offer a platform for school, student and community bands. Saturday afternoon at the Wardrobe Sat 20 July 12-6pm Free entrance! • Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra – LYJRO gives young people from Leeds the chance to perform in a professional setting whilst learning how to be confident musicians, in […]