Jasmine @Seven Arts, Sun 13 Feb 1.30pm

Jasmine Whalley alto sax, with Ben Haskins (guitar), Jasper Green (piano), Owen Burns (electric bass), George Hall (drums). Jasmine are a saxophone-led quintet from Leeds, performing music composed by saxophonist Jasmine Whalley. The band perform an interesting blend of Jazz and Hip-Hop which creates a unique and current sound. Jasmine is inspired by artists including … Read more

Toby Brazier Sextet @Seven Arts, Sun 20 Feb, 1.30pm

Toby Brazier’s Sextet features Anna Chandler on Sax, Will Powell on Guitar, Sam Jackson on Bass, Vicente Megalhaes on keys, Josh Smout on drums and Toby on Trumpet. They will be performing original jazz/fusion compositions and modern jazz standards arranged and composed by Toby. @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm £10/8 concessions, £5 25’s and under, kids under … Read more

Mark Lockheart’s “Dreamers” @Seven Arts, Thus 24 Feb 7.30pm

A brand-new group led by saxman Mark Lockheart with Elliot Galvin (keyboards), Tom Herbert (bass), and Dave Smith (drums). Legendary British Jazz musician, Mark Lockheart sees this new band as the fruition of both a break with the past but also a logical extension of what he’s done before. With Elliot Galvin on keyboards, Tom … Read more

Tim Knowles Quartet @Seven Arts Sun Mar 6th 1.30pm

Emma Johnson sax, John Pope bass, Sarah Heneghan drums, and guitarist/bandleader Tim Knowles. A dynamic band of young northern musicians who take a playful and interactive approach to melodic contemporary jazz. Crisp, folk-inflected compositions undergird vibrant exchanges – from the tender to the ecstatic @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm £10/8 conc, 25s and under £5, kids under … Read more

Ben Crosland’s “Solway Stories” @Seven Arts Thurs March 31 7.30pm

Ben Crosland  bass, Steve Waterman  trumpet & flugelhorn, Chris Allard  guitar Steve Lodder  piano, Keyboards, Dylan Howe  drums Yorkshire based bassist and composer Ben Crosland has been a regular presence on the jazz scene through his projects “Threeway” and the “Ray Davies Songbook”. His “Solway Stories” compositions were inspired by a visit that he made … Read more

ARQ (Alison Rayner Quartet)@Seven Arts Sun 3 April 1.30pm

Alison Rayner has been a leading light of British jazz for over 30 years, with the Guest Stars in the 80s and with the Blow The Fuse partnership. Strong heartwarming tunes and incisive improvising, with musical influences from around the world. Alison Rayner – bass Diane McLoughlin – saxophones Deirdre Cartwright – guitar Steve Lodder – piano Buster Birch … Read more

Jason Rebello and Tim Garland’s “Duology” @Seven Arts Thus 14 April 7.30pm

Tim Garland is one of the most versatile musicians in the UK. Highly skilled as an instrumentalist, composer and bandleader, Garland has developed a highly original voice with a marriage of diverse influences combined with unique and varied line-ups. With years on the road with Chick Corea’s Vigil, Garland has built a formidable reputation as … Read more