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

Christmas Cafe and Jazz Jam session – cancelled

It’s Christmas and (hopefully) we’ll still putting on live jazz at Seven Arts! 20 December is an afternoon jam session and a chance to come and see some of your favourite local musicians playing and/or singing for you in a relaxed setting – come and watch, or join in yourself! There will be a rhythm … Read more Christmas Cafe and Jazz Jam session – cancelled

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 Helping Our Bands And Musicians

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 Sarah Henderson @Rush Hour Jazz 4 Feb

Sun Jan 26 Gary Boyle Quartet @Seven Arts 1.30pm

Gary Boyle guitar Andrzej Baranek piano, Ed Harrison, bass Jonathan Hartley drums Funky jazz-rock mixed with bebop from fusion guitar legend and ex Isotope bandleader Gary Boyle who has an impressive pedigree as a session player, sideman, band leader and solo artist Gary was born in India – his family moved to England when he … Read more Sun Jan 26 Gary Boyle Quartet @Seven Arts 1.30pm

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

THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Xmas Party with Tom Sharp’s Jazz Orchestra @Seven Arts Dec 19th 8pm

Saxes: Ben Lowman, Anna Chandler, Rose Sharp, Will Howard, James BoyesTrumpets: Tom Sharp, Joe Roughton, Toby Brazier, Ciarán DistonTrombones: Tom I’Anson, Chris Burge, Pat Martin, Oli SmedleyRhythm: Chris Lloyd (pno), Will Powell (gtr), Sam Jackson (bass), Joshua Smout (drums). Featuring special guest singer Adam Gouldin. Silly Hats time! Led by trumpet virtuoso Tom Sharp, this … Read more THIS CONCERT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Xmas Party with Tom Sharp’s Jazz Orchestra @Seven Arts Dec 19th 8pm

Christmas Rush Hour with Jon Taylor Jazz Seven Arts Dec 18 6-7pm

Graduating from Leeds College of Music around the same time as Alan Barnes and Snake Davis, Jon earned his musical spurs on the QE2 backing cabaret acts. Nowadays he gigs as a soloist and band leader and also enjoys busking. “If there’s a tune I’ve got to learn, I’ll busk it several times before I … Read more Christmas Rush Hour with Jon Taylor Jazz Seven Arts Dec 18 6-7pm