Leeds – 19/02/17

Who
Jeff Hewer Quintet + Abtuse
When
Sunday, February 19, 2017
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Back Row
Holbeck
Leeds LS11 5PL
Other Info
February's session brings us a line up of talented musicians who are establishing, both as individuals and as a band, a growing reputation in Leeds and beyond. Jeff is a jazz guitarist and composer from Toronto, now living in Leeds. The band plays his original material as well as their own arrangements of jazz standards, matching exciting group interplay with modern jazz styles and grooves.

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Leeds – 22/01/17

Who
King and I
When
Sunday, January 22, 2017
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Back Row
Holbeck
Leeds LS11 5PL
Other Info
The monthly gigs in October, November and December have started to show some of the fresh jazz talent on the Leeds music scene. The bands playing in 2017 promise to build on that reputation. On Sunday 22nd Jan "King and I" , adding new ideas and arrangements to the benefits of an established band, come to reconnect with the Grove, " one of our favourite small jazz venues", where they played at the old Grove Jazz Club. And they play jazz you will know. But with vocals and lead trombone, they bring a distinctly different style to the party.

Sammy King - Vocals
Steve Simkins - Trombone
Les France - Drums
Joe Kent - Keyboard
Ruth Ker - Double Bass

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Leeds – 18/12/16

When
Sunday, December 18, 2016
8:00pm - With the George MacDonald Trio - All Ages
Where
Back Row
Holbeck
Leeds LS11 5PL
Other Info
On Sunday 18 th Dec we welcome the George MacDonald Trio to The Grove. This recently formed band are a heavy swinging jazz outfit led by talented pianist George MacDonald, with Jack Garside on double bass, and Jordan Dinsdale on drums. They'll be playing a mix of jazz standards and latin numbers, and their own inventive renditions of some festive tunes to start Xmas week off with a swing. So come and join us! Support from Abtuse from 8 pm . Featured band at 9 pm

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Leeds – 20/11/16

When
Sunday, November 20, 2016
8:00pm - All Ages
Where
Back Row
Holbeck
Leeds LS11 5PL
Other Info
The PCD Trio are a newly formed organ led outfit featuring the award winning Christopher Bland, abley supported by rising stars Dimitris Tsiotas and Peter Udall. They will be playing their own arrangements of music by John. Coltrane, Nat Adderley and Chick Corea with a style echoing the modern masters such as Joey Defrancesco, and Sam Yahel. Expect to hear intricate interaction, lovingly crafted tones and lots of driving blues. Support from Abtuse.

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