Christmas Rush Hour with Jon Taylor Jazz Seven Arts Dec 18 6-7pm

Graduating from Leeds College of Music around the same time as Alan Barnes and Snake Davis, Jon earned his musical spurs on the QE2 backing cabaret acts. Nowadays he gigs as a soloist and band leader and also enjoys busking. “If there’s a tune I’ve got to learn, I’ll busk it several times before I […]

Xmas Jazz Cafe @Inkwell Sun 15 Dec 1.30pm

Come along and sing/play at out special Christmas jam session – or just enjoy the music and listen to the Workshop Band and the talented musicians and singers. We’ve borrowed Matt Anderson’s rhythm section for the afternoon to support you – Albert Palau – Piano , John Marley bass Jay Davis drums – if you […]

ChapelFM Jazz Collective: Bar on Park Lane Roundhay Fri 13 Dec 8pm

Alto saxes: Gabe Cox, Dave Vaux, Tenor saxes Sam Wylie, Tom Salmon and (returning from Trinity College London) Matt Lambert; Trumpets: Chris Thompson, Seb Rae, Josh Douglas, Chris Mckenna Lucas and Diggery; Trombones: Dan Kirby and James Bebbington; Guitars Sam Brunt and Toby Evans; Keys Dave Hobson and Tom O’Brian; Bass Will Pitchfork; Drums Jonah […]

THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT Karen Sharp Quartet @Seven Thus 5 Dec 8pm

Karen Sharp: tenor/baritone sax; Nikki Iles: piano; Dave Green: bass; Steve Brown: drums. Part of our autumn Women Jazz Leaders series, Karen, a multiple award winner, will be appearing with her long established line-up of Nikki Iles, Dave Green and Steve Brown – world class musicians who also happen to be great friends. Together they […]

Kim Macari and John Pope @Inkwell Sun 1 Dec 1.30pm

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live” is the project of trumpeter Kim Macari. Centred around the power of storytelling to deliver great truths, to entertain and to take people on a journey, music & spoken word in the great tradition of Celtic storytellers. Kim (trumpet and spoken word) is joined by the endlessly […]

Enrico Marchesi’s new group “Cuengo” @Seven Arts Sun 24 Nov 1.30pm

Instead of the previously advertised Kleppan Project we now have Enrico Marchesi’s new jazz group “Cuengo” (with Curtis Shaw guitar Gordon Kilroy drums Steve Crocker bass and Enrico Marchesi trumpet). This is an instrumental Latin / Cuban quartet, created by the experienced musician Enrico Marchesi . A wide repertoire that ranges from old jazz standards, […]

Rush Hour Jazz with Rod Mason @SevenArts Wed 20 Nov 6pm

Rod Mason started playing the saxophone aged 12 during his 2nd year at secondary school. At University he formed with others the Northern Jazz Orchestra which played throughout the North at festivals and other venues, Rod was the M.D. for 2 years. He also had a small band playing has original compositions. His influences are […]