7Jazz Leeds start a new series of double header bands on Sunday afternoon this coming Sunday 26 March @Seven Arts Leeds Doors 1pm, finish 5.30pm. Tickets going really fast for this - get yours soon! Band of the moment in Leeds the Eastgate Big Band play the music of Michael Jackson (and more), followed by rising London sax star Camilla George with her new quartet
Eastgate Big Band play Michael Jackson - Vocals: Mared Williams Rhythm: Josh Smouth, Sam Foster, Alistair Rhodes, Kieran Gunter, Joe Boyes Saxes: Dan Brunskill, Jasmine Whalley, James Boyes, Rose Perry, Max Williams Trombones: Danny Barley, Elliot Crouch, Charlie Knighton, Pat Martin Trumpets: Ciaran Diston, Tom Hill, Dan Coulthurst, Rich Hodgson.
Eastgate Big Band feature top young professional musicians from the city of Leeds with a programme paying tribute to the king of pop, re-imagining some of the most well known tunes from the powerhouse albums that define the modern pop genre, “Off the Wall” and “Thriller”, as well as hits from the likes of MJ kingpin Quincy Jones and big band pioneers Buddy Rich and Woody Herman. The show promises to please fans of big bands, pop music and die hard MJ fans alike.
Following that there is the first date on the debut tour by one of the UK’s most dynamic young talents, sax player Camilla George (from Jazz Jamaica), a fine sax player, she has a wonderful distinctive tone and a relaxed, swinging approach with her brilliant ensemble featuring Sarah Tandy (piano), Daniel Casimir (bass) and Femi Koleoso (drums). Camilla’s new album “Isang” was released on 13 January 2017 on Ubuntu Records. http://www.londonjazznews.com/2016/12/preview-interview-camilla-george.html .
Tickets just £10/8 concessions (students £5 on the door, kids under 16 free)
Online here https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EIKFMF
Two more future double header "All Done by 7" gigs for your diary will feature
- Sun March 12 (4PM-7PM) Latin Jazz with Vanessa Rani band featuring dance from Anna Cabré-Verdiell Bosch + Latin Jazz of Toco Madera
- Sun 23 April (4PM-7PM) Electro jazz with ElecTrio feat Dan Goldman and Svarc-Hanley-Longhawn
Still just £10/8!