THIS EVENING’s CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT Nikki Iles Jazz Orchestra: Thus 7 October 2021 7.00pm and 9.00pm

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; […]

Jazz Café and Jam session Sun 10 Oct 1.30pm

jazzLeeds October Jazz Café and Jam session– come and play/sing or just watch the fun Jazz Café and Jam session is @Seven Arts Leeds 1.30-4pm £7/5- it’s free for performers tix here

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 […]

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 […]

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 Russell 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 […]

Jeff Hewer Trio/Quartet/Quintet – Sun 7 Nov 1.30pm

Jeff Hewer guitar, Nico Widdowson piano, 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 […]

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 […]

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 is a singer and songwriter who defies easy categorisation: her live sets include a breathtaking variety of material, from celebrated originals to dark jazz standards and devastating ballads. Her often dreamy and melancholic aura is offset by […]

“Sound of ’59” @Seven Arts 22 July 7.30pm

“Sound of ’59” @Seven Arts 7.30pm £16/14 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 (at last!) to this group by bassist Adrian Knowles that were such a hit at the 2019 JazzLeeds Festival. They celebrate […]