Jazz & World

THE LEEDS JAZZ FESTIVAL

THE LEEDS JAZZ FESTIVAL

In  2017, the Leeds Jazz Festival began with a one-off, pop-up event in  Millennium Square. Fast forward two years, and the festival, due to take place between 18th and 21st July, has become a major four-day event, attracting thousands with a week-long, build-up fringe festival. There’s set to be over 30 performances from  jazz greats, […]

NORTHERN MATES UNITE IN RETURN TO JAZZ

NORTHERN MATES UNITE IN RETURN TO JAZZ

The combination of Mike Walker’s compelling lyricism on Guitar with Iain Dixon’s versatility and hard-hitting tone on clarinet and sax is a delight to anticipate. The uncanny affinity of these two musicians will result in an outstanding performance, at Wakefield Jazz, ranging from sentimental to rocking and spectacular roaring blues. The pair head up a […]

ALL AMERICAN SUPER GROUP ONLY AT WAKEFIELD JAZZ

ALL AMERICAN SUPER GROUP ONLY AT WAKEFIELD JAZZ

Michael Janisch – formidable bassist, inventive composer and internationally renowned band leader is bringing top American saxophonist Walter Smith lll to Wakefield Jazz on Friday 1st February 2013. Texan Smith is much in demand appearing on no less than 75 CDs and achieving a top ten iTunes hit with his latest offering “III”. This unique […]

Jack DeJohnette Tour

Jack DeJohnette Tour

Jack DeJohnette will be celebrating his 70th birthday in fine style this year with live dates across Europe and America and in the UK with a quintet that includes the brilliant reedsman Don Byron, plus Marvin Sewell (guitar), George Colligan (keyboard) and Jerome Harris (bass). In addition, a box in ECM’s Old & New Masters […]