Genevieve Begley and Nefaerious – Sunday 20th March 1.30pm £10/8

Jazz-Folk four-piece Nefaerious hail from Leeds. They take inspiration from traditional storytelling, the free improvisation of Jazz, and alternative Folk. They have released their debut single ‘Above The Earth’ and are releasing a DIY-style music video produced during lockdown featuring stop-motion claymation reminiscent of Wallace and Gromit. You can book tickets here:   Featuring Genevieve … Read more

Ben Crosland’s “Solway Stories” – Thursday 31st March 7.30pm £16/14

Yorkshire-bassist Ben Crosland presents his new suite “Solway Stories” inspired by a visit that he made to the South West of Scotland. Support – Panagiotis Kotsiopoulos Project. Ben Crosland (bass), Steve Waterman (trumpet & flugelhorn), Chris Allard (guitar). Steve Lodder (piano, keys) and Caroline Boaden (drums). You can book tickets here: Yorkshire-based bassist and composer … Read more

ARQ (Alison Rayner Quartet) – Sunday 3rd April 1.30pm £10/8

Alison Rayner has been a leading light of British jazz for over 30 years, with the Guest Stars in the 80s and with the Blow The Fuse partnership. Strong heartwarming tunes and incisive improvising, with musical influences from around the world. Alison Rayner (bass), Diane McLoughlin (saxophones), Deirdre Cartwright (guitar), Steve Lodder (piano) and Buster Birch (drums) You can … Read more

Jason Rebello and Tim Garland’s “Duology” – Thursday 14th April 7.30pm £20/18

Two of the UK’s most celebrated jazz musicians in concert together at Seven Arts. You can book tickets here: Award-winning saxophonist Tim Garland has recorded and performed with scores of legendary jazz musicians including Chick Corea, Ronnie Scott, Ralph Towner, John Dankworth and Bill Bruford.  Virtuoso pianist Jason Rebello’s work has traversed the worlds … Read more

THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Xmas Party with Tom Sharp’s Jazz Orchestra @Seven Arts Dec 19th 8pm

Saxes: Ben Lowman, Anna Chandler, Rose Sharp, Will Howard, James BoyesTrumpets: Tom Sharp, Joe Roughton, Toby Brazier, Ciarán DistonTrombones: Tom I’Anson, Chris Burge, Pat Martin, Oli SmedleyRhythm: Chris Lloyd (pno), Will Powell (gtr), Sam Jackson (bass), Joshua Smout (drums). Featuring special guest singer Adam Gouldin. Silly Hats time! Led by trumpet virtuoso Tom Sharp, this … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

THIS AFTERNOON’s CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT: Tribute to Miles: Kind of Blue & Milestones: Seven Arts, Sun Dec 8 1.30pm

What are the two greatest jazz album ever made? Perhaps it’s an impossible question, but there are strong candidates in “Milestones” and “Kind of Blue”, recorded by the Miles Davis Sextet in 1959. Fergus Quill’s Sextet set out to recreate the magic, feat Tom Sharp– Trumpet, Eliot Richards – Tenor Sax, Tom Richards – alto … Read more