THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT Ari Hoenig Trio Fri Oct 15 2021 @Seven Arts 7.30pm

Ari Hoenig drums, Tom Ollendorff guitar, Conor Chaplin bass. Busy top-notch NYC drummer makes a welcome return visit to Leeds with a trio of guitarist Tom Ollendorff and bassist Conor Chaplin. They deliver sharp, streetwise modern jazz that borrows as much from drum ‘n’ bass as much as it does from pristine ECM and dirty … Read more THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT Ari Hoenig Trio Fri Oct 15 2021 @Seven Arts 7.30pm

Ancient Infinity Orchestra – Sun Oct 17 1.30pm

From … Khemi Shabazz – oboe Evan Davies – violin Oliver Dover – G clarinet / baritone sax Joel Stedman – flute / bass clarinet Jacob Rider – alto saxophone Matt Cliffe – tenor sax / alto flute Georgie Buchanan – harp / vocals Hugh Vincent – piano Ozzy Moysey – double bass John Arnesen … Read more Ancient Infinity Orchestra – Sun Oct 17 1.30pm

Nigel Price Organ Quartet featuring Vasilis Xenopoulos – Thus 21 Oct 2021, 7.30pm

Nigel Price – Guitar, Ross Stanley – B3 Hammond Organ, Joel Barford – Drums, Vasilis Xenopoulos – Tenor Saxophone 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 Quartet in an evening of … Read more Nigel Price Organ Quartet featuring Vasilis Xenopoulos – Thus 21 Oct 2021, 7.30pm

Munch Manship Octet play West Coast Jazz @Seven Arts Sun 24 Oct 1.30pm

Munch Manship tenor sax, Nigel Hailwood baritone sax, Mark Gilbanks trumpet, Chris Fidler trombone, Derrick Harris guitar, Dean Stockdale piano, Grant Ruseell double bass, Dave Tyas drums Tenor saxophonist Munch Manship leads a bevy of top-notch jazz musicians, all of whom are dedicated to keeping alive the cool jazz that came out of LA and … Read more Munch Manship Octet play West Coast Jazz @Seven Arts Sun 24 Oct 1.30pm

Jeff Hewer Quartet Sun 7 Nov 1.30pm

Jeff Hewer guitar, Sam Quintana bass, Steve Hanley drums and Ben Powling sax   Soundscapes of contemporary jazz with material composed specifically for this line up by ex Toronto and now Leeds guitarist/band leader Jeffrey Hewer. In the autumn of 2015, Jeffrey crossed the Atlantic from Toronto to attend Leeds College of Music for his Masters … Read more Jeff Hewer Quartet Sun 7 Nov 1.30pm

Greg Abate Quartet,Thursday 11 November 7.30pm

Greg Abate is a US jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer and international jazz recording artist. In the mid 70’s after finishing a four year program at Berklee College Of Music, Greg played lead alto for the Ray Charles Orchestra and tenor sax with the revived Artie Shaw Orchestra under leadership of Dick Johnson in 1986 and … Read more Greg Abate Quartet,Thursday 11 November 7.30pm

Nishla Smith Quintet Sun 14 Nov 1.30pm

Nishla Smith voice, songs with Aaron Wood trumpet, Richard Jones piano, Joshua Cavanagh-Brierley bass, Johnny Hunter drums Nishla Smith is a rising star jazz singer based in Manchester. Her new album ‘Friends with Monsters’, is on Whirlwind records on Nov 5th 2021. Nishla is a City Music Foundation artist, and is currently part of Jazz … Read more Nishla Smith Quintet Sun 14 Nov 1.30pm

Clark Tracey Sextet @Seven Arts Thursday 18 November

Clark Tracey returns to Leeds with a new line-up of gifted young musicians who have impressed audiences at clubs and festivals with a maturity beyond their years. Aside from Clark, a six-time winner of Best Drums in the British Jazz Awards, Daniel Higham is lead trombone with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, James Owston was … Read more Clark Tracey Sextet @Seven Arts Thursday 18 November

Richard Iles with “Universal Time” – Sun 21 Nov 1.30pm

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” – Sun 21 Nov 1.30pm

Winifred Atwell Revisited: Sun 28 Nov 1.30pm

Adam Fairhill – piano and Johnny Hunter – suitcase drums Adam Fairhall and Johnny Hunter, stalwarts of Manchester and Sheffield’s creative music scenes, have established a piano/drums duo to explore early jazz forms through an avant garde lens. The piano/drums format is perfectly suited to this, being a favoured format in both Harlem stride and … Read more Winifred Atwell Revisited: Sun 28 Nov 1.30pm