Mark Lockheart: sax, Liam Noble: piano, Jasper Hoiby: bass @Seven Arts Thus 8th Feb, 8pmA sophisticated trio that crosses and draws on several musical genres, Malija will include material from their highly-rated 2017 album "Instinct". The three members of the band are some of Europe's top-rated musicians, with their music described as "folksy, melodically strong chamber music, with flavours ranging from bluegrass to tango to contemporary classical ...". It's all delivered with flair and playful abandonment. Here’s a little teaser video from their new album: youtu.be/IKEGGmh0HxA and a whole tune youtu.be/gp59f7O5Uuo. Support is from: Ricardo Alvarez Quartet 8-8.30pm Ricardo Alvarez Quartet playing from their new album ‘Huay Not?’ Ricardo Alvarez on tenor saxophone/compositions, Cornelius Corkery on guitar, Emlyn Vaughn on bass and Joe Montague on drums.
Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3PD 0113 26 26 777 Doors Open 19.30 Music Starts 20.00 Full £16, Concessions £14, Student with NUS card £5
Gary Boyle Quartet
Gary Boyle guitar Andrzej Baranek piano, Ed Harrison, bass Jonathan Hartley drums @Seven Arts Sun 11 Feb 1.30-4pm
Funky jazz-rock mixed with bebop from Jazz Fusion guitar legend and ex Isotope bandleader Gary Boyle who has an impressive pedigree as a session player, sideman, band leader and solo artist What an impressive pedigree as a session player, sideman, band leader and solo artist too - Gary has worked with the likes of Dusty Springfield, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll, Mike Westbrook, Soft Machine, Mike Gibbs, Eberhard Weber, Keith Tippett, Eddie Harris, Bert Jansch, founding 70s fusion group Isotope and 80s trio Triple Echo "Boyle's guitar is a weightless marvel, so sharp, clean and delicate is his picking." - Mike Butler
Ticket information https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FEHILI
Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3PD 0113 26 26 777 Doors Open 1pm Music Starts
1.30pm Full £10, Concessions £8, Student with NUS card £5 Kids under 16 free
Jordan Dinsdale Group
@Inkwell Sun 18 Feb 1.30pmLed by Leeds young jazz drummer Jordan Dinsdale, with guitarist Joel Stedman and Elliot Roffe on bass. The trio will be playing standards from the American Songbook, influenced by the Ahmad Jamal trio, lots of ballads. That's the kind of vibe!
Ticket information https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FEKDLE
Inkwell 31 Potternewton Lane LS7 3LW Doors Open 1pm Music Starts 1.30pm Full £9, Concessions £7, Student with NUS card £5 Kids under 16 free
Leeds College of Music Student Union Big Band
@Seven Arts, Sun 25 Feb 1.30-4pmLeeds College of Music Student Union Big Band has established itself in the city as one of the best big bands winning prizes at the most recent North of England 2017 Big Band competition in Sunderland. Over 20 members strong, it is an exciting ensemble with a big sound and a big ambition. Music from Buddy Rich to Maynard Ferguson, Frank Sinatra to Aretha Franklin, so expect a lively and diverse show.
Ticket information https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FEKEHH
Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road Leeds LS7 3PD 0113 26 26 777 Doors Open 1pm Music Starts 1.30pm Full £10, Concessions £8, Student with NUS card £5 Kids under 16 free
Other JazzLeeds gigs and workshops:February Rush Hour Jazz
Wednesday 21 February 6-7pm in the bar @Seven Arts featuring sometime simply red vocalist Dolly James with Eliot Richards sax, Will Powell guitar, Steve Crocker bass and Steve Mullarky drums.Free/payf collectionF
Jazz Workshops meet on Sunday morning 18 February to help you lean more about jazz playing @Inkwell 10-12 am cost £10 (or £8 conc) per session. Tutors are Tom Sharp or Dom Moore - contact email@example.com tel 0113 2370700.
The “JazzLeeds Voices” choir
Monday evenings, this month led by guest tutor Jack Glover @Inkwell Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton. 7-9pm, £6 per session - contact firstname.lastname@example.org tel 07544 352594. Rehearsals 7-9pm on Monday 12 Feb and Mon 26 Feb
Hope to see you soon at JazzLeeds!
JazzLeeds Feb 2018
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