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Friday, 22 April 2016

Today's the all-day-er at Heart

From Lesley Jeffries

Today Sat April 23rd there's jazz all day event at HEART in Headingley Leeds featuring the trumpet talents of Matt Roberts.

At 2.30pm Matt takes a workshop for all musicans with Matt Roberts (finishes 4.30pm). Contgactg lesley if you wish to come along -  or turn up and take your chances... £20 per person. A good taster for summer school if you're wondering about that. More fun than you've had in ages;) All instruments/abilities welcome!

At 7.30 Matt Roberts sextet plays the music of Nat Adderley  - expect to hear some of those soul jazz classics like "Dis Here" and Dat Dere"!

Matt Roberts - Trumpet
George Grant - Alto Sax
Leo Richardson - Tenor Sax
Sam Watts - Piano
Simon Read - Upright Bass
Dave Ingamells - Drums

Leeds pianist Joe Boyes will be playing a support set at the start of the concert. Featuring Andy Leggett on electric bass and Danny Wares on the drums, the band takes a contemporary approach to playing typical tunes, developing them into a fresh idiom. The band takes influences from various artists, ranging from the likes of Bill Evans and John Taylor to Esbjorn Svensson and Kenny Wheeler. 

Tickets £8/£6 (concs).

Jazz at Heart
Heart Centre
Bennett Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN

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