Ian Shaw with Iain Ballamy and Jamie Safir:- 12 Nov

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:- 12 Nov

Richard Iles with “Universal Time” – 15 Nov

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” – 15 Nov

Jospehine Davis “Satori” – 26 Nov

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 Jospehine Davis “Satori” – 26 Nov

Louise Gibbs “Love You Madly” -29 Nov

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” -29 Nov

Nigel Price Organ Trio featuring Vasilis Xenopoulos – 3 Dec

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 – 3 Dec

“Sound of ’59” -17 Dec

“Sound of ’59” @Seven Arts 8pm £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” -17 Dec