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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.


John Pope Quintet – JATP Jazz

Date: 5 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Glyde House, Glydegate, Little Horton Road, Bradford, BD5 0AD

John Pope Quintet – JATP Jazz

North-East bassist, John Pope leads a real Northern All-Star band playing groove-driven, celebratory music inspired by 60s avant-jazz, hard bop with a modern sensibility grounded in the adventurous sounds of today’s European jazz scene.

Ticket price from £7 or £5 for members and Students.

Doors 7:45 pm, gigs start 8:30 pm

Echo 42 Big Band – Jazz in the Spa

Date: 6 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Village Hall High Street Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Echo 42 Big Band – Jazz in the Spa

Please check website for updates.

(Doors – 7:00.pm. Music 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

Unlicensed Venue. Bring your own bottle or whatever!

(Prices vary between £8 and £10)

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John Pope Quintet – Jazz Northeast

Date: 7 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Bridge Hotel Newcastle, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ

John Pope Quintet – Jazz Northeast

One of the many pleasures of jazz promotion is to see young musicians grow in confidence and creativity, and to present them in concerts that reflect that growth.

Admission £8.00 (£6.00 concessions)

(Doors 7:30 pm / Music Starts 8:00 pm)

Swing Commanders – Boston Spa Festival Weekend – Jazz in the Spa

Date: 13 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Village Hall High Street Boston Spa LS23 6AA

Swing Commanders – Boston Spa Festival Weekend – Jazz in the Spa

Please check website for updates.

(Doors – 7:00.pm. Music 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm)

Unlicensed Venue. Bring your own bottle or whatever!

(Prices vary between £8 and £10)

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Jazz Festival fringe – Jazz Cafe with B.D.Lenz trio – JazzLeeds

Date: 14 July, 2019

Time: 13:30

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

Jazz Festival fringe – Jazz Cafe with B.D.Lenz trio – JazzLeeds

A welcome return from Jazz Leeds favourite, US guitarist B D Lenz. Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughan and you have B.D’s recepie .This New York native has played guitar since his early teens, is a graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, and has studied with such masters as Mike Stern, Vic Juris, and Charlie Banacos along the way. With B.D Lenz guitar, James Rosocha- bass, Joe Falcey – drums

The B.D Lenz trio will play the first set starting at 1.30pm. The second set will be a jazz cafe and jam session featuring the JazzLeeds Voices choir conducted by Nicki Allen and the JazzLeeds Workshop small group

Tickets £10 (concessions £8 or £5). Buy online here

Zoe Rahman & Laura MacDonald – Jazz Northeast

Date: 16 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Literary & Philosophical Library 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SE

Zoe Rahman & Laura MacDonald – Jazz Northeast

Masala Festival

For her last couple of concerts for Jazz North East pianist Zoe Rahman has given solo performances, holding the audience spellbound on both occasions.

Admission £12.00 (£10.00 concessions)

(Doors 8:00 pm / Music Starts 8:30 pm)

This concert is presented by Jazz North East in association with GemArts Masala Festival.

Date: 17 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: Northern Guitars, 41 Call Ln, Leeds LS1 7BT

Jazz Festival fringe – Nico Widdowson Trio – JazzLeeds

Nico is a pianist inspired by Oscar Peterson and Benny Green; his trio has Tom Rhodes bass Richard Moulton drums. Free admission with payf collection.

Cost: Payf

Ron Bottomley “Big Birthday, Big Band” – JazzLeeds

Date: 18 July, 2019

Time: 20:00

Location: Leeds College of Music Rooftop Room, St Peters Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds

Ron Bottomley “Big Birthday, Big Band” – JazzLeeds

Leeds Jazz festival opening night gala: Ron Bottomley “Big Birthday, Big Band”

For the opening night of the jazz festival this year, multi award winner, drummer, arranger and big band leader Ronnie Bottomley celebrates his 90th birthday leading 18 of the north’s finest jazz musicians in his Big Band. It is (he says!) his last outing as a big band leader so it will be a very special occasion.

Doors 7:30 pm. Music 8-11 pm

Tickets £20 (concessions £10). Buy online here

Andy Sheppard with Espen Eriksen Trio – JazzLeeds

Date: 19 July, 2019

Time: 19:30

Location: Leeds College of Music Rooftop Room, St Peters Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds

Andy Sheppard with Espen Eriksen Trio – JazzLeeds

Leeds Jazz Festival event: Andy Sheppard with Espen Eriksen Trio

With a career spanning over four decades, working together with the likes of George Russell and Gil Evans, Andy Sheppard is truly one of Europe’s leading saxophonists. He’s also one of the few players in the world that can juggle a European lyrical sensibility with hardcore American post-­‐bop jazz chops – and also knows how to portion it out.

Doors 7:00 pm. Music 7:30 – 9 pm

Tickets £25 (concessions £12.50). Buy online here

Windrush Jazz Celebration – the Music of Dizzy Reece – JazzLeeds

Date: 19 July, 2019

Time: 20:30

Location: The Wardrobe, St Peter's Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH

Windrush Jazz Celebration – the Music of Dizzy Reece – JazzLeeds

With support from Dudley Nesbit and Pan Jumby

Leeds Jazz festival event: Windrush Jazz Celebration – the Music of Dizzy Reece

Curated by internationally acclaimed UK Jazz Pianist, composer and Berklee College Alumnus, Trevor Watkis, Jazz Leeds Festival are pleased to present this special musical retrospective of legendary Jazz trumpeter, Dizzy Reece.

Doors 8:00 pm. Music 8:30 pm

Tickets £20 (concessions £10). Buy online here