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Sunday, 4 March 2018

Mad March grooves at Jazz Leeds

Derek Nash Acoustic Quartet @Seven Arts Thus 22 March

Following the success of our first March gig with the wonderful Dave Ferris Septet with Maria Vali  at Inkwell we’ve got four more lovely gigs arranged for you this month- plus our popular jazz cafe!

Georgia Mancio/Kate Williams Quartet @Seven Arts Thus 8 March 8pm
Georgia Mancio vocals, Kate Williams piano, Steve Watts bass and David Ohm drums
Georgia Mancio continues her longstanding musical partnership with composer/pianist Kate Williams. They present a collection of songs, old and newly co-written, arranged for trio and voice, including pieces from their acclaimed suite “Finding Home“
Support from Alžbeta Turčányiová quartet with Chris Bland – piano Frazer Kerslake - bass and Josh Smout drums 8-8.30pm
£16/14 (NUS £5) @Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Miriam Ast and Victor Gutierrez @Seven Arts Sunday 11 March 1.30pm
Miriam Ast is a German jazz singer, saxophonist and composer. Last year she graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, London and is now teaching at Leeds College of Music .She has worked with some established German musicians including the Polish bassist Vitold Rek, the Echo jazz awardee Sebastian Sternal, and the German saxophonist Gerd Dudek. In London, she has sung with saxophonist Stan Sulzmann and has been part of the London Vocal Project. Victor Gutierrez is a Spanish-born pianist, arranger and composer, a graduate at Berklee College of Music (USA) and scholarship recipient at the Royal Academy of Music, London. He has performed with the likes of Norma Winstone, Dave Liebman and Joe Locke. £10/8 (NUS £5) kids under 16 free @Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Inkwell Jazz Café and Jam session @Inkwell Sunday 18 March 1.30pm
Bring your horn or your voice or just come down and watch the fun. The Seven Jazz trio will be there to support you and the 20-strong Jazz Voices Choir (with two tutors this time - Tessa Smith and Jack Glover) and JazzLeeds Workshop tutored by Tom Sharp and Dom Moore. The supporting trio will be Joe Boyes, piano, Steve Crocker bass Dominic Moore, drums. £7/5 (£5 includes performers) Kids under 16 free. Inkwell Arts 31 Potternewton Lane Leeds LS7 3LW

Derek Nash Acoustic Quartet @Seven Arts Thus 22 March 8pm
Derek Nash sax, David Newton piano, Geoff Gascoyne bass and Sebastiaan de Krom drums
If you’ve heard Jools Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, then you’ll have heard saxophonist Derek Nash. From smooth cool to groovy funk, to ingeniously recast standards, to gorgeous ballads, his acoustic quartet fizzes with energy. And what a brilliant rhythm section with three jazz legends - David Newton on piano, Geoff Gascoyne bass and Sebastiaan de Krom drums. It will be swinging! The gig will show what four brilliant jazz musicians can do when left to get on with it! Support is from pianist Chris Moore's Trio "Remorse" Chris Moore piano, John Marley bass, Steve Hanley drums. £16/14 (NUS £5) @Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

Nadim Teimoori’s “Teduloca” @Seven Arts Sunday 25 March 1.30pm
Nadim Teimoori saxophones. Sam Dunn guitar, Martin Longhorn organ, Tim Carter drums
Tenor saxophonist, composer and graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, Nadim Teimoori is making a national name for himself , appearing with Julian Joseph, Jamie Cullum, James Taylor, Iain Ballamy and many others. Formed around the classic lineup of Sax, Guitar, Organ and Drums, Teduloca are a contemporary jazz quartet, featuring some of Yorkshire's most exciting and dynamic improvisers. Nadim can be found playing in different musical settings with some of the top names on the British Jazz scene including frequent performances with the Stan Tracey Legacy band (most recently at Seven Arts in October 2017).  £10/8 (NUS £5) kids under 16 free@Seven Arts 31 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD

All ickets in advance here

Rush Hour Jazz 
Rush Hour Jazz on Wednesday 21 March at Seven Arts 6-7pm features local saxman flautist and blues singer Jon Taylor with the JazzLeeds trio (payf collection)

See you soon at a JazzLeeds event!

Steve Crocker
Jazz Leeds
March 2018

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