Jay Phelps 12 May
Denys Baptiste 2 June
From Chris DeSaram
"Wakefield Jazz is proud to be celebrating our 30th Anniversary during May (and on 2nd June).
We are branding the 5 weekly gigs our Jazz Festival and including a Northern Line band, an International artist, a currently in vogue band, a favourite for entertainment and a reprise of the band and music commissioned for our 25th Anniversary."
On 5th May The Firebird Quartet gets things going – Jazz North Ambassador artists.
12th May the consummate entertainer Jay Phelps brings his quartet.
19th May Our actual anniversary featuring the Jonathan Gee trio with Tim Whitehead playing Jonathan’s Wakefield Suite and other material.
26th May The Dominic Galea Quartet. Dominic makes a rare visit from Malta with his London band.
Finally, on 2nd June our season concludes with a band making lots of waves since the launch of their new CD - Denys Baptiste with "The Late Trane" - homage to John Coltrane's later music
Venue: Wakefield Sports Club Eastmoor Road, WF1 3RR