Ian Shaw with Iain Ballamy and Jamie Safir:- new date 27 May 2021

Big-hitter vocalist Ian Shaw, urbane saxophonist and composer Iain Ballamy, and in-demand pianist Jamie Safir perform in Leeds as part of their “What’s New” tour. One of the world’s finest male jazz vocalists, Ian Shaw, teams up with legendary UK saxophonist, Iain Ballamy (who has played with Hermeto Pascoal, Loose Tubes, Norma Winstone) and irrepressibly … Read more Ian Shaw with Iain Ballamy and Jamie Safir:- new date 27 May 2021

Richard Iles with “Universal Time” – date to be announced

Richard Iles – flugelhorn, Richard Jones – keys, Jamie Taylor – guitar, Steve Hanley – drums Universal Time is a new collaboration between four musicians already well known to Northern audiences for their diverse work with groups such as Paradise Trio, Beats & Pieces, and Perpetual Motion Machine, amongst many others. Poignant melodic themes and colourful … Read more Richard Iles with “Universal Time” – date to be announced

Josephine Davis “Satori” new date 6 May 2021

Josephine Davies – SaxOli Hayhurst – BassJames Maddren – Drums A melodic and intimate gig by this superb trio. Satori is a Coltrane-inspired spiritual jazz trio with a focus on melodic freedom and band interaction led by saxophonist and composer Josephine Davies who won Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year in the 2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards. … Read more Josephine Davis “Satori” new date 6 May 2021

Louise Gibbs “Love You Madly” -new date 9 May 2021

Louise Gibbs celebrate the music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn with the classics that forged jazz (and some forgotten masterpieces) from Mood Indigo to Rhum Bop. Louise Gibbs is a jazz vocalist, composer/arranger, educator and writer.  She continues to negotiate the three-way pull between being a musician, a teacher and researcher for her more … Read more Louise Gibbs “Love You Madly” -new date 9 May 2021

Nigel Price Organ Trio featuring Vasilis Xenopoulos – new date 8 April 2021

Nigel Price is one of the UK’s leading jazz guitarists and a tireless supporter of live music, so it is with great pleasure that we welcome him back, leading his Organ Trio in an evening of tunes made famous by the legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery. Nigel is one of the most hardworking jazz musicians in … Read more Nigel Price Organ Trio featuring Vasilis Xenopoulos – new date 8 April 2021

Tessa Smith Quintet -date to be announced

Jazz Leeds supporters will know Tessa from her running our community jazz choir and the Chapel Allerton Festival Choirs as well as her vocal performances and lindy-hopping! For this gig she plays tribute to the some of the jazz vocal greats. The quintet features Stuart MacDonald on tenor sax. Sunday in January to be announced … Read more Tessa Smith Quintet -date to be announced

“Sound of ’59” -New date April 29

“Sound of ’59” @Seven Arts 7pm £14/12 Joel Purnell Tenor Saxophone, Jim Corry Alto Saxophone, Mark Chandler Trumpet, Kevin Holbrough Trombone, Jason Scott Piano, Adrian Knowles Double Bass, Caroline Boaden Drums  A welcome back to this group by bassist Adrian Knowles that were such a hit at last year’s Jazz Leeds Festival. They celebrate a … Read more “Sound of ’59” -New date April 29

Nikki Iles Jazz Orchestra: Thus 7 October 2021 @Seven Arts 7pm

Julian Siegel: tenor sax, bass clarinet; Tori Freestone: tenor sax, flute; Karen Sharp: baritone/tenor sax, clarinet; Gareth Lochrane: flute, alto flute; Paul Jones: alto sax, flute; Andy Schofield: alto/soprano sax, flute; Trumpets: Henry Lowther, Tom Walsh, Nick Smart, James Copus; Trombones: Gordon Campbell, Richard Henry, Harry Maund, Ollie Martin; Nikki Iles: conductor/piano/accordion; Mike Walker: guitar; … Read more Nikki Iles Jazz Orchestra: Thus 7 October 2021 @Seven Arts 7pm

Christmas Cafe and Jazz Jam session – cancelled

It’s Christmas and (hopefully) we’ll still putting on live jazz at Seven Arts! 20 December is an afternoon jam session and a chance to come and see some of your favourite local musicians playing and/or singing for you in a relaxed setting – come and watch, or join in yourself! There will be a rhythm … Read more Christmas Cafe and Jazz Jam session – cancelled