JazzLeeds Covid 19 Audience Survey

Background Much of the concern around Covid 19 and live jazz music has centred on the effects of the virus on the destruction of regular work in performance and education. Rather less has looked at wishes and concerns of the audience members. JazzLeeds carried out this survey of its audience in mid-June 2020 to help … Read more JazzLeeds Covid 19 Audience Survey

Jazz Unlocked – our monthly Jazz radio show on ELFM

Let’s help to unlock some jazz with our new monthly radio show all about jazz in Leeds, Leeds clubs, musicians and jazz fans! Welcome to the new weekly Jazz Unlocked programme on East Leeds FM. https://www.chapelfm.co.uk/elfm-player/ Presented by Steve Crocker from Jazz Leeds and engineered by Tony Mauluso from Chapel FM the show keeps you … Read more Jazz Unlocked – our monthly Jazz radio show on ELFM

Jazz Leeds Lockdown weekly video show on our video channels

We’ve no live jazz on a Sunday afternoon at present so we’ve organised some Jazz Leeds lockdown video programmes of bands from our extensive jazz archives. These are all on our You Tube or Vimeo channels and all last around one hour. We’d be really interested to hear your views about these – leave a … Read more Jazz Leeds Lockdown weekly video show on our video channels

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