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

Future Jazz Leeds Programme

Below is a list of our live indoor concerts in the autumn from October onwards (this may change with lockdown issues, do please keep an eye on our website and social media). Our five evening concerts are all confirmed. Some of our Sunday concerts have had to be re arranged and we are still to … Read more

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

Helping Our Bands And Musicians

With all jazz venues now closed because of the coronavirus, musicians and singers have seen their main source of income suddenly cease. Most musicians rely on gig money to survive and even those with teaching jobs or other supplementary incomes will be finding it difficult to support themselves during this self-isolation period. Many musicians have … Read more

Sarah Henderson @Rush Hour Jazz 4 Feb

Rush Hour jazz goes twice a month from 4 Feb! For this first Wednesday, Sarah Henderson will be singing and playing for you. She’ll be performing familiar-and-not-so-familiar songs from Great American Songbook accompanied by Trev Prinn and the JazzLeeds trio. Sarah Henderson vocals and flute Will Powell guitar, Trev Prinn bass, Dom Moore drums Chill … Read more

THIS AFTERNOON’s CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT Sun Jan 12 Emily Brown quintet @Seven Arts 1.30pm

Emily Brown vocals with Jon Taylor sax, Ed Barnwell piano, Fergus Quill bass Caroline Boaden drums. Emily Brown is an experienced jazz singer with a gift for harmonic risk-taking and accessing emotional depth in a song. You can expect to hear jazz, blues, soul & some ear-opening detours – all classics but delivered in Emily’s … Read more