Mangorata with Miles Pillinger and Olivia Cuttill. Sun 19 Sept 1.30pm

High energy jazz-fusion collective Mangorata led by Leeds drummer Miles Pillinger with rising stars Olivia Cuttill trumpet, James Absalom tenor sax, Jj Petrie percussion, Liam Mason keys, Chris Williams bass. This band were one of the highlights of the Reset21 Festival. @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm £10/8 in the concert room. 25’s and under tix are £5 … Read more Mangorata with Miles Pillinger and Olivia Cuttill. Sun 19 Sept 1.30pm

Dom Ingham Quintet: Sun 3 Oct 1.30pm

Sunday Oct 3 Dom Ingham Quintet The violin playing of Wakefield-born violinist Dominic Ingham has been described by Kit Downes as “a rare treat”.  Jazz violinist, singer and composer Dominic Ingham brings a brilliant band of talents from the London jazz scene, celebrating his debut album ‘Role Models’, with Jonny Mansfield on vibraphone, David Swan … Read more Dom Ingham Quintet: Sun 3 Oct 1.30pm

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

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 Ari Hoenig Trio Fri Oct 15 2021 @Seven Arts 7.30pm

Ancient Infinity Orchestra – Sun Oct 17 1.30pm

Ancient Infinity Orchestra are a band based in Leeds. Formed at the beginning of 2018, they broke onto the Leeds scene playing gigs and collaborating with artists from other disciplines. Summer saw the band invited to play at a run of local festivals, such as Marsden Jazz and Chapel Allerton Arts Festival, and the year … Read more Ancient Infinity Orchestra – Sun Oct 17 1.30pm

Munch Manship Octet play West Coast Jazz @Seven Arts Sun 28 Oct 1.30pm

Tenor and alto 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 San Francisco in the 1950s, epitomized by players like Shorty Rogers, Shelley Mann, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker and Paul Desmond. Munch Manship is a saxman … Read more Munch Manship Octet play West Coast Jazz @Seven Arts Sun 28 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