Gordon Vernick - @Inkwell Feb1st
Seven Jazz Leeds Sunday afternoons in Spring 2015 feature an eclectic mixture of Big Bands, Funk, Charanga, Gypsy Jazz, Swing, Contemporary, Improv - plus a new monthy jazz jam
Venues @Seven Arts and @Inkwell
Sun Jan 4 “The Blues Dudes”@ Inkwell 1-4pm £7/5
Blues, Jazz and more with Rich Jevons on guitar, Ian Rose on Hammond, Keith Jevons electric bass and James Robinson drums and John “Mr Blues” Taylor on sax
Sun Jan 11 “Tarantismo” @SevenArts 1-4pm. £7/5
Led by Matt Hurt- Tres with Ana Luisa Muñoz- vocals, performing classic songs by the Buena Vista Social Club, Cachao, and La Excelencia
Sun Jan 18 New Inkwell Jazz Jam 1-4pm £7/5
Bring your horn, your axe, your voice or just come and listen to the fun
Sun Jan 25 “Elements” @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
Popular saxman Rod Mason’s driving jazz funk band with Richard Weatherall – keyboards, Richard Hammond - bass and Dave Walsh - drums.
Sun Feb 1 Gordon Vernick Quartet @Inkwell 1-4pm£7/5
US trumpet star, Professor of Music, Georgia State University. “Wonderful writing, exceptional soloing”
Sun Feb 8 Gary Boyle Group @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
Top British jazz fusion guitarist and local hero Gary Boyle (ex Isotope, Triple Echo, and albums like Electric Glide) brings his quartet to Seven Arts featuring Jonathan Hartley on drums, Ed Harrison bass, Andrzej Baranek keyboards.
Bring your horn, your axe, voice or just come and listen to the fun £7/5
Feb 22 Tom Green Septet @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
Tom Green – trombone, Matthew Herd – alto sax, Sam Miles - tenor sax, James Davison – trumpet, Sam James – piano, Misha Mullov-Abbado - double bass, Scott Chapman - drums
"Some of the most exciting original new music I have heard for a long time” Dame Cleo Laine
Sun March 1 “Slide Area”@ Inkwell 1-4pm£7/5
It’s the “return of the bones”! Five trombones in this swinging LCM band led by Kevin Holbrough
Sun March 8 “Outside Line” @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
A welcome return for master guitarist Jamie Taylor. Matt Anderson is on tenor saxophone, Garry Jackson-bass and Dave Walsh-drums.
Sun March 15 Inkwell Jazz Café and Jam session 1-4pm£7/5
Featuring the “Jazz Voices” Choir, Seven Jazz Workshop band and our jam session
Sun March 22 Leeds University Union Big Band @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
A 22 piece band featuring the best players from the University of Leeds
Sun March 29 Matt Holborn Gypsy Jazz Quartet @ Inkwell 1-4pm £7/5
Matt Holborn-violin, Ben Mallen-lead guitar, Ben Danzig-rhythm guitar, Simon Read- double bass
Hot club of France lives on!
Sun April 5 Ben Lowman and the 7J Quartet @Inkwell 1-4pm£7/5
Leeds saxman Ben Lowman gets a chance to stretch out with the Seven Jazz quartet feat. Will Powell gtr, Andy Cholerton piano, Steve Crocker bass, Caroline Boaden drums
Sun April 12 “Soul Cooker” @SevenArts 1-4pm £7/5
Trumpeter Malcolm Strachan with his new funky soul jazz quintet
Sun April 19 "Yana" - Mwamba/Blackmore/Kane @Inkwell 1-4pm £7/5
Corey Mwamba vibes, Dave Kane bass and Joshua Blackmore drums improvise collectively..
Sun April 26 Jazz Goes to College 1 @SevenArts 1-4pm£7/5
The first of our showcases featuring three bands from the current crop of LCM student musicians
Sun May 3 Jazz Goes to College 2 @Inkwell 1-4pm£7/5
The second showcase featuring three bands from the current crop of LCM student musicians
Sun May 10 Ronnie Bottomley Jazz Orchestra @Seven Arts 1-4pm£10/8 note special price***
The godfather of the Leeds Big Band scene – the band will rock Seven Arts to the rafters!
All concerts promoted by Seven Jazz Leeds at Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton : 31 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD or Inkwell in Chapel Allerton 31 Potternewton Lane LS7 3LE
Tickets Online: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/sevenjazzleeds
You can purchase tickets the door on Sunday afternoon
More information on our website www.sevenjazz.co.uk