Two talented women in the jazz world headline at Seven Jazz Leeds in February.
Liane Carroll, who has won many jazz awards with her soulful voice and piano is at Seven Arts on 5th Feb, then BBC New Generation Artist saxophonist Trish Clowes, brings her stunning band featuring pianist Gwilym Simcock and guitarist Mike Walker to Seven Arts on 26 Feb.
Also this coming month there is young trombonist Tom Green with his London based septet on 25th Feb at Seven Arts, our new Inkwell jazz jam session on 15th Feb, a welcome return of veteran UK guitar fusion legend Gary Boyle with his special quartet at Seven Arts on 8th Feb, and to start with this coming Sunday afternoon 1 Feb at Inkwell a real treat as we feature American trumpet star and jazz educator from Georgia State University, Gordon Vernick. Come and enjoy it all!
Sun Feb 1 Gordon Vernick Quartet @Inkwell 1.30-4pm
Gordon Vernick trumpet, Martin Longhawn piano, Angus Milne bass, Tim Carter drums.US trumpet star with his quartet, Professor of Music, Georgia State University. “Wonderful writing, exceptional soloing”
Thus Feb 5 Liane Carroll trio @SevenArts 8pm
Liane Carroll (vocals/piano), Roger Carey (electric bass) and Mark Fletcher (drums) Liane Carroll is one of the UK’s greatest musical treasures. A soulful, impassioned singer and superb pianist – her range runs from a heartbreaking ability to live an emotional lyric to breathless vocal virtuosity that makes an audience jump with joy. Here’s a chance to see her back with the trio – arrive early! Support from Coney Island Babies
Sun Feb 8 Gary Boyle Quartet@SevenArts 1.30-4pm
Top British jazz fusion guitarist and local hero Gary Boyle (ex Isotope, Triple Echo, and albums like Electric Glide) to bring his quartet to Seven Arts - featuring Jonathan Hartley on drums, Ed Harrison bass, Andrzej Baranek keyboards.
Sun Feb 15 New Inkwell Jazz Jam 1.30-4pm
Bring your horn, your axe, voice or just come and listen to the fun! Spanish born and Leeds based jazz pianist Victor Gutierrez to lead the rhythm section trio.
Sun Feb 22 Tom Green Septet @SevenArts 1.30-4pm
Tom Green – trombone,Tommy Andrews - Alto/Soprano Saxophones, Sam Miles – tenor sax, James Davison – trumpet, Sam James – piano, Misha Mullov– Abbado - double bass, JJ Wheeler – Drums "Some of the most exciting original new music I have heard for a long time” Dame Cleo Laine. "Remarkable… only the very best arrangers can get a sound like that from four horns" Evan Parker
Thus Feb 26 Trish Clowes Quintet with Gwilym Simcock @SevenArts 8pm
Trish Clowes: sax; Gwilym Simcock: piano; Alex Munk: guitar; Calum Gourlay: bass; James Maddren: drums Top class quintet showcasing BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist, Trish Clowes. Inspired by her visit to meet major influence Wayne Shorter in California, her music explores a fascinating hinterland between jazz and contemporary classical – fluent, thrilling improvisation, languid, evocative melodic lines and shifting textures. Support from Stretch Trio (Andy French - Saxophone Calvin Travers - Guitar Tom Higham – Drums)
All concerts promoted by Seven Jazz Leeds at our two venues:
Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton : 31 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD
Inkwell in Chapel Allerton 31 Potternewton Lane LS7 3LE
Tickets Online: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/sevenjazzleeds
Kids under 16 free
Full time students get into all our gigs for £5
You can purchase tickets on the door if not sold out.
More information on our website www.sevenjazz.co.uk