Wednesday, 30 December 2015

7Jazz live in Leeds - Spring 2016

Jean Touissaint"Roots and Herbs" Art Blakey project (Thurs 14 April). 

"We're really looking forward to our Seven Jazz Spring 2016 programme! We have seven superb international jazz and blues dates at Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton - starting with one of the best loved UK jazz players Peter King (Thurs Jan 21st) then country blues legend Steve Phillips with the Rough Diamonds (Fri 5 Feb) , star jazz singer Ian Shaw with Barry Green on piano playing the "Jewish jazz song book" (Thurs 18 Feb), New York based guitarist Phil Robson and his organ trio (Thurs March 3rd), US drummer Jeff Williams with a quintet featuring rising tenor sax player John O'Gallagher (Thurs 17 March), Mark Lockheart's highly rated new band "Majila" with Liam Noble and Jasper Hoiby (Thurs (31 March), and then a special treat - Art Blakey's saxman Jean Touissaint with his highly acclaimed "Roots and Herbs" Blakey project (Thurs 14 April).

All our evening concerts are at Seven Arts,Chapel Allerton in Leeds. More details are on our website here - Don't miss a minute - you can snap up one of our limited number of bargain jazz evening season tickets here

We've some lovely Sunday afternoon gigs too. In January we have a lovely combination of jazz and poetry from Rommi Smith and Siobhán Mac Mahon (Inkwell Sun 10 Jan), then top jazz vocalist Zoe Gilby's "Pannonica" (Inkwell Sun 17 Jan), saxman Nadim Teimoori’s Quintet (Seven Arts Sun 24 Jan) and Matt Anderson’s “Wildflower” Sextet feat Laura Jurd (Seven Arts Sun 31 Jan). In February we have jazz vocalist and sax player Mads Mathias from Denmark (Seven Arts Sun 7 Feb), Cornelius Corkery's Gypsy Jazz Quintet (Inkwell Sun 14 Feb), John Bailey's Quintet (Seven Arts Sun 21 Feb) and "Seven Pieces of Silver" (Seven Arts Sun 28 Feb). March has "Jam Experiment" (Seven Arts Sun 6 March), and Kevin Holbrough's "Slide Area" (Seven Arts Sun 20 March) while in some big jazz names are in evidence on the Sunday afternoons in April with guitar favourite Jim Mullen (Seven Arts Sun 3 April ), European pianist Michael Reis (Seven Arts Sun 17 April) and US guitar legend Howard Alden (Sun 24 April)

Tickets are available online here:
Seven Artspace: 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD.Tel 0113 2626777.
Inkwell: 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW. Tel  0113 3070108.
Seven Jazz Website is where there are links so you can follow us on our Facebook and Twitter sites.

We wish you all a happy New Year and look forward to seeing you soon at a Seven Jazz event!

Steve Crocker
Seven Jazz Leeds

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