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Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Five from Seven....

AJ Brown

A mouthwatering month of music this June presented by Seven Jazz Leeds. Swoon to the jazz vocals from AJ Brown, Larynges Inc, Anne Cleveland and the Allsorts Trio, and the Jean Watson Collective. Be amazed by the new music from Kasseldown and Kim Macari's Sextet, tap your feet to the swinging Al Woods band, groove to bluesy improvisation from Jim Corry- Rob Mitchell and to celebrate Le Grand Depart in Leeds hear the brand new Yorkshire Jazz Suite from James Hamilton and the Doncaster Youth Jazz orchestra

Sun 1 June 1-4pm. Matt Anderson (tenor sax), Harry Orme (guitar),Martin Longhawn (keys) Sam Vicary (Bass) and Steve Hanley (Drums)
A new project led by guitarist Harry Orme, formed in late 2013 playing all original compositions.  The compositions and approach are inspired by the music of contemporary groups led by Ari Hoenig, Aaron Parks, Gilad Hekselman, Julian Lage, Brad Mehldau, Jonathan Kreisberg, Adam Rodgers and Aaron Goldberg, as well as the great quintets of the 50s/60s led by Wayne Shorter, Miles Davis and Brown/Roach.  £7/5 conc, kids under 16 free

AJ Brown@ Seven Arts
Sun 8 June 1-4pm AJ Brown vocals and sax, Martin Longhawn piano, Alex Dee guitar, Dan Owen bass, Tim Carter drums
AJ Brown is a talented singer and alto sax player who recently appeared to great acclaim with Clare Teal and Ian Shaw at the Harrogate International Festival. He performs a programme of great songs ranging from popular standards to his own refreshing material. With his easy charm and captivating stage presence this will be a great afternoon’s entertainment. Tickets Tickets £7/5 concessions kids under 16 free,

"Vocal Heroes”@ Inkwell
Sun 15 June 1-4pm. Over the last couple of years Seven Jazz have featured “Local Heroes” - jazz groups that have come up through our jazz workshops. Today will be a chance for some of the talented jazz singers that we’ve glad to have been associated with in Chapel Allerton over the last few years, as we feature jazz singers Anne Cleveland with the Allsorts Trio, Jean Watson and her Collective , and accapella vocal quartet "Larynges Inc" featuring our Seven Jazz Voices choir inspiration John Sermon. £7/5 concessions kids under 16 free

Jim Corry- Rob Mitchell Quintet @Seven Arts 
Sun 22 June 1-4pm. Jim Corry on alto sax, Rob Mitchell tenor sax, Martin Longhawn keys, Gary Jackson bass, Steve Hanley drums
It has been quite a year for Jim Corry recording and touring with the band Jamiroquai and featured on their number one platinum selling album 'Rock Dust Light Star'. Be good to see him at Seven Arts with his quintet featuring the very groovy leader of the Abstract Hip Hop Orchestra Rob Mitchell
Tickets: £7/5 concessions kids under 16 free

World Premiere of the “Yorkshire Jazz Suite”@Seven Arts
Sun 29 June 1-5pm. A special extended afternoon of Jazz showcasing to the world the very best of Jazz in Yorkshire, part of 2014 “Le Grand Depart Fringe Festival” with James Hamilton conducts the Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra – “The Yorkshire Jazz Suite”, Matt Bourne solo piano, Kim Macari Sextet featuring Leah Gough Cooper, and Al Woods QuintetTickets- £7/5 conc kids under 16 free – advance purchase advised!

Our venues:
Seven Arts 31(a) Harrogate Road Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3PD Tel 0113 26 26 777
Inkwell  31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton Leeds LS7 3LW Tel 0113 307 0108

Coming soon in July- BLUESFEST14

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