Le Toot and the Kansas City Four - photo Maria Alzamora
Here's the news about July and August Seven Jazz gigs in Chapel Allerton - it's been a tremendous year - keep supporting live jazz in Leeds!
Sun afternoon July 12: Tessa Smith Sextet featuring Lorne Cowieson @Seven Arts 1.30-4.15pm Popular Leeds jazz singer Tessa Smith with her band featuring Scottish guest trumpeter Lorne Cowieson who has featured with singer Kurt Elling. Support (1.30-2pm) from the Jazz Voices Choir. £7/5 conc.
Sun afternoon July 19: Summer Café @Inkwell 1.30-4.15pm Bring your horn, your axe, voice or just come and listen to the fun. The trio features young jazz musicians Chris Bland (piano) Jordan Dinsdale (drums) £7/5, concessions includes performers. £7/5 conc.
Sun afternoon: July 26 Pan Jumby @SevenArts 1.30-4.15pm The calypso/jazz sounds of our own jazz steel pan ace Dudley Nesbitt who is finally getting the recognition he's always deserved. Jazz with a Caribbean flavour. £7/5 conc
Jean's August picks!
For those who still want to listen and play on through August, Seven Jazz's Jean Watson has picked out a few bands and jam sessions for you...
Sun afternoon 2 August: Matt Aplin's 'Treppenwitz' followed by jam session@ Inkwell 1.30-4.15pm £7/5 conc
Sun afternoon 9 August: Le Toot & The Kansas City Four followed by jam session@ Inkwell - 1.30-4.15pm £7/5 conc
Sun afternoon 16 August: Tom Sharp's "Adderley Quintet @ Seven Arts 1.30-4.15pm
Featuring the music of Cannonball and Nat Adderley- one for soul jazz fans. No jam this time - just the band!
Venues: Seven Artspace: 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD.
Inkwell: 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW (the former Shoulder of Mutton pub)
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