Arun Ghosh 23 November
Christine Tobin sings Leonard Cohen Thursday 9 November 2017 Doors open 7.30pm @Seven Arts Leeds
Christine Tobin: vocals; Phil Robson: guitar; Dave Whitford: bass; Huw Warren: piano/accordion; Adriano Adewale: percussion
A real treat for fans of jazz and of Leonard Cohen. Support is from "Jazz North introduces" band J FRISCO 8-8.30pm. Tickets selling fast for this - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FDDIED.
Strictly Smokin’ Big Band Sunday afternoon 12 November @Seven Arts 1.30pm start £10/8 (NUS £5)
Vocals -F'reeze, Alice Grace, Saxophones- Steve Summers Keith Robinson Paul Gowland Jamie Toms Laurie Rangecroft, Trumpets -Gordon Marshall Michael Lamb Pete Tanton Dick Stacey, Trombones -Mark Ferris Kieran Parnaby David Barnes John Flood, Rhythm -Graham Don, Pawel Jerdzejewski, Michael Whent Guy Swinton
Formed in Newcastle in 2002 by trumpeter Michael Lamb, Strictly Smokin' Big Band has evolved into one of the finest jazz and swing big bands in the North. Tickets https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EMKEMJ
Alec Robinson Quartet Sunday afternoon 19 November @Inkwell 1.30pm start £9/7 (NUS £5)
Alec Robinson piano, John Marley bass, Steve Hanley drums, Ben Lowman tenor sax
Stirring and lyrical melodies, striking original compositions influenced by with influences of John Taylor and Kenny Wheeler, and arrangements of pieces drawn from by some of Alec’s favourite jazz artists Tickets here https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FDDIEF
Arun Ghosh Quintet : "But where are you really from"? Thursday evening 23 November @Seven Arts Doors 7.30pm Music 8pm £16/14 (NUS £5)
Arun Ghosh clarinet, Idris Rahman - tenor sax, Shirley Tetteh – guitar, Liran Donin – bass, Dave Walsh – drums
Arun Ghosh is a British-Asian clarinettist, composer and music educator. Conceived in Calcutta, bred in Bolton, matured in Manchester and now living in London. His musical vocabulary reflects his rich geographical heritage. "Alice Coltrane meets The Doors, Primal Scream and The Velvet Underground!" Support is the ‘Chapel FM Jazz Collective’ big band (8.00-8.30pm) Tickets https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FDDIEG
“Latchepen” Gypsy Jazz Sunday afternoon 26 November @Seven Arts 1.30pm start £10/8 (NUS £5)
Matt Holborn violin, Kourosh Kanani and Jeremie Coullon guitars Simon Read bass
Acoustic by nature but with a projection and heart beat that can rival any amplifier or drum, this quartet is jazz on a string with influences ranging from Django Reinhardt to bebop.
Inkwell Divas - first Saturday in each month @Inkwell cafe 1.30-3.30 payf
**This Saturday! 4 November Maya Kally: vocals guitar and piano. Maya Kally is a passionate young jazz influenced singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. Her distinct style encompasses lust, heartbreak, loneliness and topics less spoken about within society. Emile Karlsen is on drums/percussion Lewis Downs on guitar Steve Crocker on bass
November Jam session @Inkwell Sunday 5 November 1.30-4pm.
**This Sunday 5 November! Bring your instrument, your voice or just come and watch the fun! £7/5 conc (concessions includes performers). The Seven Jazz Trio is Joe Boyes on piano, Steve Crocker bass, Jordan Dinsdale drums.
Rush Hour Jazz - third Wednesday in each month @Seven Arts bar 6-7pm payf
**15 November: Cathy Ibberson vocals with the Seven Jazz trio, Will Powell guitar, Steve Crocker bass, Dom Moore drums
We also run Sunday morning Jazz Instrumental Workshops (next one this Sunday 5 Nov 10am) and the JazzLeeds Voices Choir (next one Monday 13th November 7pm) both at Inkwell in Chapel Allerton, If you want to join either of these classes just come along!
Our Venues: Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD
Inkwell Arts: 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW
Further information www.sevenleeds.co.uk See you soon as one of our gigs!
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