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The Capstone – Various venues and listings. Please click here for more information.

Liverpool Jazz – Various venues and listings. Please click here for more information.


Ingrid & Christine Jensen with the Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra – JazzLeeds

Date: 21 November, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Seven Arts, 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Ingrid & Christine Jensen with the Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra – JazzLeeds

A very special treat! As part of our Women Jazz Leaders series we welcome back to JazzLeeds Canadian trumpet player Ingrid Jensen, this time with her sister Christine and an all-star big band. Over the past twenty years or so, as trumpeter and saxophonist respectively, the Canadian Jensen sisters have each shaped prolific careers in contemporary jazz. They have collaborated with influential names such as Clark Terry, Maria Schneider and Terri Lyne Carrington, working with large and small ensembles, and responding to various commissions to compose for jazz orchestras around the globe. Tonight’s programme features original and arranged compositions from both Ingrid and Christine performed by an 18-piece big band which includes a galaxy of leading American and European musicians who are associated with the Whirlwind label.

Advance tickets available from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazzleeds £18/16 concessions (under 25’s £9). Seven Arts Leeds 31A Harrogate Rd, Leeds LS7 3PD. Doors 7.30pm muisc 8-8.30pm

Greg Abate (with Pete Rosser Trio) – Wakefield Jazz

Date: 22 November, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Wakefield (College Grove) Sports Club, Eastmoor Road, Wakefield WF1 3RR

Greg Abate (with Pete Rosser Trio) – Wakefield Jazz

The return of the NY bebop sax maestro who played so sensationally last year, that we had to have him back ASAP.

Doors open at 7:00 pm; music starts at 8:30 pm

Admission £15.00 on door or online from the jazz website

INGRID & CHRISTINE JENSEN WITH THE WHIRLWIND JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Sheffield Jazz

Date: 22 November, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Sheffield S10 1TD

INGRID & CHRISTINE JENSEN WITH THE WHIRLWIND JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Sheffield Jazz

A very special treat! Over the past twenty years or so, as trumpeter and saxophonist respectively, the Canadian Jensen sisters have each shaped prolific careers in contemporary jazz. They have collaborated with influential names such as Clark Terry, Maria Schneider and Terri Lyne Carrington, working with large and small ensembles, and responding to various commissions to compose for jazz orchestras around the globe. Tonight’s programme features original and arranged compositions from both Ingrid and Christine performed by an 18-piece big band which includes a galaxy of leading American and European musicians who are associated with the Whirlwind label.

Full £15, Over 60s, disabled and unemployed £12, Student with NUS card £8, 15 – 17 year olds £3, Under 15s Free. CASH ONLY on door. Advance online tickets from website.

Marius Neset – The Capstone 

Date: 22 November, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus, 17 Shaw Street, Liverpool L6 1HP

Marius Neset – The Capstone 

In April 2011, Norwegian-born/Copenhagen-based saxophonist Marius Neset released his debut album Golden Xplosion which led to the saxophonist and composer becoming one of the most talked about newcomers on the European jazz scene. Described by Terje Mosnes (Dagbladet) as “the most talented Norwegian saxophonist since Jan Garbarek,” he has continued to dazzle audiences across Europe with his exemplary technique, energetic creativity, imagination and virtuosity on tenor and soprano saxophones, as well as his brilliance as a composer of intricate, compelling music.

Admission £11.50

Tickets

More info and tickets from the website.

Jazz Worriers – Jazz in Hornby

Date: 23 November, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: The Village Institute, Main Street, Hornby, LA2 8JR

Jazz Worriers  Jazz in Hornby 

This band is co-led by Dean Masser, tenor sax, and Neil Yates trumpet, plus Andrzej Baranek, piano; Ed Harrison, double bass; and Gaz` Hughes, drums. A precis of the menu is: music from the immediate post-bop era, compositions by e.g. Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, and Dizzy Gillespie, plus originals by Dean and Neil.

Bar 7:30 – Music 8 pm

Tickets £12.50 on the door or ring 015242 22227

This gig will mark our tenth anniversary!

Hot Fingers & Emily Campbell – Dove Jazz

Date: 23 November, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: The Community Centre, Dove Holes, Nr Buxton, High Peak, Derbyshire SK17 8DU

Hot Fingers & Emily Campbell – Dove Jazz

Featuring mainly early blues tunes & songs from the 20’s 30’s and 40’s from their extensive repertoire.

All gigs £8.00

Enrico Marchesi’s new group ”Cuegno” – JazzLeeds

Date: 24 November, 2019

Time: 13:30

Location: Seven Arts, 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Enrico Marchesi’s new group ”Cuegno” – JazzLeeds

Instead of the previously advertised Kleppan Project we now have Enrico Marchesi’s new jazz group “Cuegno” (with Curtis Shaw guitar Gordon Kilroy drums Steve Crocker bass and Enrico Marchesi trumpet).

Tickets £10/8 concessions 25 and under £5. Advance tickets available from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazzleeds

GORDON VERNICK with WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Wigan Jazz Club

Date: 24 November, 2019

Time: 12:30

Location: Whelley ex-Servicemen's Club, Vauxhall rd, Wigan, WN1 3LU

GORDON VERNICK with WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA – Wigan Jazz Club

Dr.Gordon Vernick is an Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Georgia State University. As a professional trumpet player, he has performed in all musical mediums from symphony orchestra to jazz quartet and has free¬lanced all over the world.

Admission £13 (non-members), £12.00 (WJC members)

Christmas Jazz Club – Wigan Jazz Club

Date: 24 November, 2019

Time: 12:30

Location: Whelley ex-Servicemen's Club, Vauxhall rd, Wigan, WN1 3LU

Christmas Jazz Club – Wigan Jazz Club

Our annual seasonal celebration of youth jazz in Wigan featuring all three of the youth bands:

WIGAN SCHOOLS SWING BAND

WIGAN YOUTH BIG BAND

WIGAN YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

A chance to see the wealth of young musical talent nurtured by the borough’s music service, spot the future stars and enjoy a real family occasion.

Admission £12 (non-members), £11.00 (WJC members)

Universal Time – Jazz At The Lescar

Date: 27 November, 2019

Time: 20:45

Location: The Lescar Hotel, Sharrowvale Road, Sheffield S11 8ZF

Universal Time – Jazz At The Lescar

Simply beautiful lyrical music, bringing together European jazz-rock influences, free playing, textured harmonies and arching melodies, played with sensitivity and interaction by four incredible musicians, all based in the North.

Admission: £8 (£5)

Doors 8.15 pm Music starts at 8.45 pm