Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Seven Jazz Leeds - Autumn programme announced

Tina May + Enrico Pieranunzi  Thursday 6 October

 This autumn we celebrate our Parliamentary Jazz Award with evening concerts featuring two exceptional jazz duos - one with Europe’s finest jazz singer Tina May and Italy’s outstanding, internationally acclaimed pianist Enrico Pieranunzi (pictured, 6 Oct), and the other with iconic saxophonist Stan Sulzmann with pianist Nikki Iles (1 Dec)- two evenings of warm, intimate entertainment in store at the Seven Arts venue. We also have a special Leeds appearance of one of the legends of the New York improv scene, saxman Ellery Eskelin, (13 Oct) all women band Nérija! (3 Nov) playing exciting and original jazz, hiphop, afrobeat and hi-life music, and for lovers of the sort of jazz music Gil Evans is famous for we have a real treat as we welcome Jim Rattigan's fabulous 12 piece all star band "Pavilion"(17 Nov)

Our Sunday afternoons are pretty special this autumn too - we have hip London bands Angus Bayley's "Scrapbook" (11 Sept) and Corrie Dick's "Impossible Things" (18 Sept) Yorkshire jazz pianists Alex Hutton (25 Sept) and Jami Sheriff (20 Nov) with their trios, plus UK jazz favourites including Mike Walker, Les Chisnell and Richard Iles (Nov 6), Laura Jurd, (Nov 13) Josh Kemp, Tim Giles and Ross Stanley (Nov 27), Asaf Sirkis, Sylwia BialasFrank Harrison, Patrick Bettison (Oct 2) , as well vocal tributes to Peggy Lee and Cole Porter from Tessa Smith, Kate Peters and Jenny Smith (Oct 16 and 30th). And there's more too - including guitar legend Gary Boyle (Oct 9)  Ben Lowman's "Django Project" (Oct 23), jazz singer Emily Brown (Dec 4) and Ronnie Bottomley's Jazz Orchestra playing at our Christmas party (Dec 11). All this plus our "Seven Jazz introduces" series of young Leeds bands, our jazz workshop, jazz choir and our new Seven Jazz Big Band!

So why not check out all our concerts and events online, or pick up one of our new (red) autumn leaflets from Seven Arts, Inkwell, Chapel Allerton Library or the Leeds Visitor Centre in Victoria Gardens? If you want us to send you a leaflet just email us back to with your address. Or just click on the leaflet below. Come and enjoy what will be a jazz treat from start to finish - you’ll love it!

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Our Venues: Seven Artspace: 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD and Inkwell: 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW (the former Shoulder of Mutton pub)

Keep supporting Seven Jazz and our venues at Seven Arts and Inkwell. See you soon!

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