New Year Jazz Jam session @Seven Arts 2nd Jan 1.30-4pm

Shake off those winter blues – come and play, sing or just watch the fun at the JazzLeeds New Year 2022 Jazz Jam session – all welcome, its all about the vibe! @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm £7/5; free to performers and under 16. Phil Green will compere – the rhythm section will be Will Powell guitar, […]

**SOLD OUT** Dale Storr @Seven Arts, Sunday 16 January 1.30pm

Dale Storr is the UK’s leading exponent of New Orleans-style boogie woogie and blues piano, channelling Dr John, Professor Longhair and Fats Domino with entertaining stories and songs. “A very, very fine piano player indeed” ~ Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2 Described by Jazz Journal magazine as the “piano man’s piano man…” and “a national […]

Ed “Toots” Kainyek- Rush Hour Jazz 19 January 6pm

Ed “Toots” Kainyek cites Dexter Gordan, Charlie Parker, Joe Henderson, Phil Woods and Grover Washington as key influences on his sax playing, although his sound is truly his own, and with each solo he makes his own statement. An alumni of Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra he is now based in Salford where he runs […]

This concert is now SOLD OUT *** Tom Sharp Jazz Orchestra – Sunday 23rd January 1.30pm £10/8

A special treat for all Big Band fans – come and hear some of the best classic big band charts performed by some of Leeds’ top musicians You can book tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazzleeds/tom-sharp-jazz-orchestra/e-ayggkv Tom Sharp Jazz Orchestra Saxes: James Boyes, Tom Richards, Rose Sharp, Laurie Covell, Anna Chandler. Trumpets: Tom Sharp, Joe Roughton, Fee Buckton, […]

**THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT – SORRY** Tony Kofi with the “Generation Monk” Quintet – Thursday 27th January 7.30pm £16/14

British Jazz multi-instrumentalist sax player Tony Kofi brings a young quartet of musicians to play the music of one of the most original musicians in jazz Thelonious “Sphere” Monk. Support: Olivia Cuttill Quartet You can book tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazzleeds/tony-kofi-at-generation-monk-quintet/e-maqqbd “There is so much respect in jazz circles for Tony Kofi.” – Jazzwise “Passionate… superb… heartfelt” […]

Anderson/Quintana/Sheriff/Hanley – Sunday 30th January 1.30pm £10/8

** Shapeshifters have had to pull out of their gig on Sunday at Seven Arts due to Covid. At short notice we’ve arranged a quartet instead with two of the same musicians – Sam Quintana (bass) and Steve Hanley (drums) but with the addition of Matt Anderson on sax and Jami Sheriff on piano. Should […]