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. … Read more

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Electric Lady Big Band ’50 Years of Hendrix’s Masterpiece’

Sunday 21 July Doors open 6pm Music 6.30pm Formed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s epic third album Electric Ladyland, the all star Electric Lady Big Band re-imagine the whole album, in sequence. Jimi’s 1968 masterpiece is a sprawling epic straddling the worlds of blues, funk, jazz, pop and psychedelia and was as … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more