Gigs to come ..

03/11/23 Doncaster Jazz Alumni



We feel incredibly lucky, nay honoured to be able to present Doncaster Jazz
Alumni
(DJA) who are touring their latest album "50 Years" which marks their golden anniversary. DJA are the professional ensemble made up of past members of the Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra. It is a celebration of the enduring legacy of its founder, John Ellis MBE, as well as their individual and collective success with credits including Quincy Jones, Gil Evans, the BBC Big Band, Jools Holland, Jamiroquai and The Royal Philharmonic, DJA have members performing at the highest level globally. Please support this gig as many of these big hitters are taking no fee as all proceeds are going to the best of jazz causes. 


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01/12/23 Dean Stockdale Quartet


The Dean Stockdale Quartet showcase the music of the great Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with
new arrangements of Oscar's compositions. With music from famous albums such as 'Night Train', 'We Get Requests' and 'The Canadiana Suite', this is a show that brings the infectious swing and virtuosity that symbolised Oscar's groups. This quartet reflects the influence Oscar continues to have on musicians and listeners worldwide with his musicality, elegance and unsurpassed pianism.
Dean’s latest album, “Celebrating Oscar” has just released.

Dean Stockdale - p; Tim Williams - g; Gavin Barras - db; Gaz Hughes : d

https://youtu.be/R35ngK2V1Kc
https://youtu.be/f4zq0oz7-oY



05/01/24 Collidescope


Collidescope is a UK-based modern jazz quartet with strong
 roots in the UK jazz scene having played
the biggest UK jazz festivals (London, Cheltenham, Manchester & Birmingham Int’l). After a recent tour of the North of England, the band is expanding their horizons into Europe with their Monk, Shorter, Motian & Mingus influenced jazz, interspersed by some contextualising “standards”. 
Liam Brennan - as; James Borland - t; Tommy Fuller - b; Kai Chareunsy - d 

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02/02/24 4in1


4in1 play music from the African American tradition, 
paying tribute to artists such as Thelonious Monk, Benny Golson, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Led by Jamil Sheriff, t
his is a swinging and joyful affair that promises to remind you of 
all your favourite musicians. But expect a few twists along the way – 
the group do things their own way!
Will Howard
- s; Jamil Sheriff - p; Sam Quintana - db; Steve Hanley : d 




01/03/24 Trio JDM

Trio JDM is an ensemble of some of the UK’s finest jazz musicians, drawing inspiration from the great
legacy of Jimmy Smith and Larry Young, as extended today by artists like Goldings, Bernstein, & Stewart. Expect to hear accessible original music alongside material from a wide range of composers and eras. 

Jamie Taylor - g; Dave Walsh - d;  Martin Longhawn - org






05/04/24 Vibeology


Yorkshire quartet Vibeology draw jazz, blues, latin and funk influence from legends such as Milt

Jackson, Bobby Hutcherson, Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Smith, Cal Tjader, variously having rubbed shoulders as diverse as Corinne Bailey Rae, the New Mastersounds, Haggis Horns, New York Brass Band - something for everyone. 

John Settle - vibes, Al Morrison - g, Bob Birch - Hammond, TBC - Drums 

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03/05/24 Zoe Gilby Quartet


APPJAG Jazz Vocalist of the Year 2019, Zoe will be performing her superb jazz vocals with her long-
term collaborators, bassist
Andy Champion, guitarist Mark Williams and drummer John Bradford. Touring the UK and internationally, she continues to deliver a beguiling mix of musical sophistication and dramatic edge. Her expressive range includes an adventurous blend of contemporary composers from Kate Bush to Pink Floyd, originals and jazz standards. 

https://youtu.be/t2Q03RPSQw0


07/06/24 Universal Time


Universal Time is a new collaboration between four musicians already
well known to Northern audiences for their diverse work with groups such as Paradise Trio, Beats & Pieces, and Perpetual Motion Machine, amongst many others. Poignant melodic themes and colourful harmonies combine with elements of jazz-rock and free improvisation, in this compelling original music
Richard Iles - fl. h; Richard Jones - keys; Jamie Taylor - g; Steve Hanley - drums.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErZYDD-5Ldc





05/07/24 Uroburo


Uroboro
play nakedly romantic, passionate music calling musicians and audience together into a
magical space. Keith Jafrate’s compositions are designed to be completed through improvisation, but they are far from random, creating focused, narrative music that is lyrical, beautiful and fierce, passing through a range of moods, from balladry to abstraction, via sinuous, funky rhythms and outstanding solo work. 
Laura Cole – keys; Anton Hunter – g; Johnny Hunter – d; Keith Jafrate – sax; John Pope – b