Ron Burnett writes - The York scene is thriving!
My Mardi Gras Band plays at the poshest venue, Middleton's Hotel Skeldergate Cromwell Road on fortnightly Thursdays . My weeks are 5th and 19th June playing everything from Bix to Bird. We alternate with Bejazzled plus Mike Riley on 12th and 26th June
www.ladyannes.co.uk 01904 611570
Plus - at NCEM - Karen Sharp Quartet
Friday, June 6 @ 7:30 PM
Karen Sharp saxophones Nikki Iles piano Steve Brown drums Dave Green bass
One foremost saxophonists in the country, Karen is joined by world-class musicians and performs a mixture of standards and contemporary tunes by Jimmy Rowles, Thelonius Monk, Mingus and Kenny Wheeler with material from the band's latest album, ‘Spirit’ as well as some new compositions.
National Centre for Early Music , Walmgate, York, York, GB
All the regular York Jazz gigs can be found on http://jazzinyork.com/events