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Tuesday, 2 October 2018

A fascinating month of music at JazzLeeds

October - and another fascinating month of music at JazzLeeds. Our concerts includes slide blues guitarist Lucy Zirins, international superstar jazz guitarist Mike Walker and Tria Lingvo, London based vocalist Fini Bearman singing the music of David Bowie, local heroes Jamie Taylor Richard Iles and Munch Manship plus US based bebop saxman Benn Clatworthy with New York pianist Cecelia Coleman. All these at Seven Arts - or Inkwell - in Chapel Allerton, Leeds this coming month!

Lucy Zirins and Southern Company
Sunday afternoon 7 October @Seven Arts Leeds £10/8 NUS+ under 25 half price Kids under 16 are free. Lucy Zirins (Acoustic Guitar & Vocals) Andy Crowdy (Bass) Pete Billington (Keys, Strings) It’s been too long since singer-songwriter Lucy Zirins played for us at Seven Arts. Lucy is a wonderful blues singer and guitarist, originally from from Burnley in Lancashire and now based in London and hitting all the right notes on the UK blues circuit. Hear Lucy's music here

"North by North-west" - Mike Walker meets Tria Lingvo from Cologne  
Thursday 11 Oct 8pm- £16/14  @Seven Arts 1.30pm start NUS+ under 25 half price
Mike Walker - guitar, Johannes Lemke - sax  André Nendza – bass Christoph Hillmann- drums Mike Walker is one of the most prolific British musicians of his generation with his talent widely acknowledged among notable international Jazz peers. Tria Lingvo are winners of the 2014 New German Jazzprize,  and offer a highly creative approach exploring the endlessly fascinating ground between modern jazz, improvisation and ethnic music. Music here Support is from the Dan Coulthurst quartet 8-8.30pm

Fini Bearman ‘This is Not America’, the music of David Bowie
Sunday 14 October @Seven Arts 1.30-4pm £10/£8, half price for NUS and under 25’s. Kids under 16 are free. Fini Bearman (vocals) with Tom Cawley (piano) Calum Gourlay (bass) For this brand new project Fini is joined by pianist Tom Cawley (Curios, Acoustic Ladyland, Peter Gabriel), and bassist Calum Gourlay (Kit Downes). In this intimate and exposing lineup they will be revisiting and exploring some of David Bowie’s most-loved songs, as well as delving into some of his lesser-known back catalogue. Hear her music here

Jamie Taylor and Richard Iles   
Inkwell – Sunday 21 Oct 1.30pm £9/7 (NUS/Under 25's half price, kids under 16 free) Jamie Taylor guitar, Richard Iles flugelhorn Richard and Jamie have been established for many years as two of the leading musicians and educators on the Northern scene. Although they have worked together in quartet and trio settings before, this will be the first time these two artists have performed together as a duo. Expect to hear a mixture of original compositions by both, alongside some choice selections from standard repertoire.

Benn Clatworthy Quartet feat Cecelia Coleman.
Thursday evening 25 October @Seven Arts 8pm start £16/14 conc (NUS/Under 25's half price) Benn Clatworthy- saxes, Cecilia Coleman -piano Simon Thorpe- bass and Matt Home -drums From storming post-Coltrane energy to beautiful ballad playing, Los Angeles-based Benn Clatworthy has matured into a truly great tenor player. A favourite with jazz audiences for many years for his emotional playing and his dry sense of humour. He is supported by a top-class rhythm section featuring New York composer and big band leader Cecelia Coleman.See/hear their music here Support 8-8.30pm - Dimitris Tsiotas trio

Munch Manship Quintet 
@Seven Arts Sunday afternoon 28 Oct 1.30pm £10/8 NUS/Under 25's half price, kids under 16 free. Munch Manship -sax and flute, Derrick Harris -guitar, Andrzej Baranek- piano, Paul Baxter -bass, Paul Smith -drums Munch Manship is a veteran saxman and flautist from Manchester who has featured in jazz clubs around the country, playing alongside many international stars such as Ronnie Scott, Bobby Shew, Jim Mullen, Don Weller, John Etheridge and Humphrey Lyttleton.

Other news!

Rush Hour Jazz -Ed Kainyek with the JazzLeeds trio Wed 17 October@Seven Arts bar 6-7pm payf. An alumnus of the Leeds Jazz Rock Orchestra and now a local legend on the Manchester jazz scene, Ed Kainyek cites Dexter Gordon, Charlie Parker, Joe Henderson, Phil Woods and Grover Washington as key influences on his playing, although his sound is truly his own, and with each solo he makes his own statement.

Our Venues: Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD and Inkwell Arts: 31 Potternewton Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW

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Steve Crocker

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