Wakefield Sports Club

Wakefield Sports Club
Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3RR
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Birkett And Fisk Play Venuti And Lang

Authentic '20s/30s jazz: rhythmic and uplifting with infectious energy A Northern Line Ambassador Artist gig sponsored by Jazz North Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang were boyhood friends in New York who set a precedent for string jazz that was followed by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli. Emma Fisk has been playing jazz…

Fri 11 May

£14.30 some concessions / 01977 680542

Dan Wheildon Quartet

Award winning pianist performs refined and elegant music A Northern Line Ambassador Artist gig sponsored by Jazz North Dan studied classical piano at Birmingham Conservatoire and whilst there discovered Jazz after hearing a CD of Michel Petrucciani. He later studied in Brussels which gave him a further love of European…

Fri 15 Jun

£14.30 some concessions / 01977 680542

Ivo Neame Quartet

Phronesis pianist with his own small group playing his own music Ivo has written innovative but beautifully melodic and accessible music for this band. If you think new wave Euro jazz is all about ice-cold intellectualism, come and have your prejudice confounded. At some points George Crowley almost sounds like one of…

Fri 18 May

£16.50 some concessions / 01977 680542

John Crawford's Latin Quintet

Pianist joined by two Uruguyans and two Brits to present a varied diet of Latin-flavoured jazz Through his Spanish mother John developed an early interest in Spanish, then Latin-American music. He has played in a huge variety of commercial and jazz contexts but when left to his own devices he always returns to his…

Fri 25 May

£16.50 some concessions / 01977 680542

Kate Williams 4 Plus 3 With Georgia Mancio.

Jazz trio with Guastalla string quartet and a wonderful singer Kate's classical background had to surface eventually and recently she has been developing compositions for her jazz trio with a string quartet. The result has been very well received both on CD and at live gigs. In the case of this band the pre-eminent…

Fri 1 Jun

£19.80 some concessions / 01977 680542

Kristian Borring Quartet

Danish guitarist resident in Australia with a huge UK reputation During his time in London over the past ten years or so Kristian has played with all the top UK musicians. This means that when he puts a personal project together he can pick from an array of great musicians to join him. That's just what this band…

Fri 13 Apr

£16.50 some concessions / 01977 680542

Loz Speyer's Inner Space

Trumpeter moves on from his first love (Cuban Jazz) to exploit the creativity of his musicians Inner Space plays jazz with a rare warmth and immediacy. The compositions combine rhythmic changes with subliminal references that synthesize New Orleans, Bebop, contemporary straight-ahead and Free Jazz. The album title…

Fri 8 Jun

£16.50 some concessions / 01977 680542

Newton / Tracey Bootleg Eric Band

To celebrate the anniversary of Eric Parkin: the music of his eponymous recording. For the 10th Anniversary of Wakefield Jazz Clark Tracey and David Newton were commissioned to write a suite of music. They chose to title all the numbers according to references to the club, promoters, premises or characters. Eric Parkin…

Fri 20 Apr

£19.80 some concessions / 01977 680542

Nikki Iles' Printmakers

Our patron brings her supergroup for the best in British Jazz The epitome of mature English Jazz has been arrived at through many iterations of the best of British musicians under the leadership and inspiration of Nikki Iles (best pianist British Jazz Awards 2017). The other constant factor of seminal importance to…

Fri 4 May

£19.80 some concessions / 01977 680542

Perpetual Motion Machine

Two guitars and two saxes add verve to high-energy jazz and rock A Northern Line Ambassador Artist gig sponsored by Jazz North Almost as soon as humans created machines, they attempted to make "perpetual motion machines" that work on their own and that work forever. However, the devices never have and likely never will…

Fri 27 Apr

£14.30 some concessions / 01977 680542

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