Wakefield Sports Club

Wakefield Sports Club
Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3RR
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Andrew Mccormack's Graviton

Fast-rising piano star with a new band and interesting concept. This project brings an eclectic range of musicians to the contemporary jazz scene playing joyful music with a constantly varying feel. Their music may be best described as a mix of Steve Reich and Tigran Hamasyan, without boundaries. Vocalist Noemi's voice…

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Arun Ghosh Sextet

Mancunian celebrates his Asian heritage with a danceable programme Arun was voted Instrumentalist of the Year in the 2014 Parliamentary Jazz Awards. His engaging personality, superb playing and attractive compositions have all contributed to his success. Conceived in Calcutta, bred in Bolton, matured in Manchester and…

Fri 17 Nov

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Chris Ingham Quartet (the Jazz Of Dudley Moore)

A tribute to the other talent of the irrepressible musician and humourist. What is not appreciated even by those who are aware of Dudely Moore's expertise as a jazz pianist is that he was also an accomplished composer. All the music on the Dudley CD was written by Dudley (and originally played by him). Chris Ingham, as…

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Christine Tobin

Winner of the 2014 original singers Jazz Award for Best Jazz Singer, Christine will present a rich mix from her extremely successful Leonard Cohen show, through songs from the Great American Songbook, with accompanying musicians Phil Robson and Dave Whitford.

Fri 27 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01977 680542

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Christine Tobin Trio

Husband and wife partnership return from New York for a tour of new material Multi-award winning Christine has garnered praise for her compositions as much as her voice. She and her partner/co-composer Phil Robson moved to New York a couple of years ago and are now less often heard in the UK. We are particularly…

Fri 27 Oct

£18.70 some concessions / 01977 680542

Dave O'higgins Quartet

It would be hard to find a more experienced or intuitive quartet on the UK jazz scene Dave is a popular and well known figure on the international jazz scene, having recorded 16 albums as leader with various line-ups. He is a regular member of Darius Brubeck's Quartet and co-runs the Two Minds Big Band with Pete Wraight.

Fri 10 Nov

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Devilishly Diva

Join Diva Productions for a special Halloween themed evening of entertainment on Saturday 28 October. Diva's popular cabaret nights feature some incredibly talented singers and musicians from the local area. Devilishly Diva will be an evening packed full of spooktacular songs from Halloween favourites such as Thriller…

Sat 28 Oct

Cancelled / 01977 680542

Jamie Brownfield Quartet

Versatile, hard-working, trumpeter with popular band. Jamie is a Northern Ambassador sponsored by Jazz North Jamie won Rising Star category in British Jazz Awards 2012 and has earned fulsome praise from Digby Fairweather (see below). His selection as a Northern Line artists guarantees him a high profile across the…

Fri 3 Nov

£13.20 some concessions / 01977 680542

Jasper Hoiby's Fellow Creatures

Bass virtuoso of Phronesis with his lauded new band. Featuring both young and seasoned lights of the London jazz scene, this band is the first new venture for Jasper's own music since his formation of Phronesis in 2005. The music combines a deep sense of groove and an optimistic, driving energy with contrapuntal…

Fri 1 Dec

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Kate Williams Quartet

Pre-eminent pianist returns with flute player extraordinary after too long a gap. Jazz pianist/composer Kate Williams was born in London into a musical family (her father is the guitarist John Williams, her mother a classical pianist). A recipient of the John Dankworth Award For Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, she…

Fri 8 Dec

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Matt Holborn Quartet With Gary Potter

When Matt first brought his band to the club in 2015 he was readily hailed as a fluent proponent of Gypsy Jazz. Always a popular jazz form, his sound is now augmented by the very experienced Gary Potter. Gary began playing in Liverpool in the'70s and his outspoken admirers have included many fellow guitarists, including…

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Nikki Iles / Tina May Band

Our Christmas Party A three set gig starting at 8:00pm, with a buffet meal in the first interval and a monster raffle in the second. For our final gig of 2017 (30th Anniversary Year) what better than to ask our Patron (Nikki Iles) to rejoin her one time musical partner Tina May and ask them to put a band together which…

Fri 15 Dec

£22 some concessions / 01977 680542

Phil Meadows Project

Multi-award winning sax player with his small group. Since moving from the North (Manchester / Leeds) to London Phil's major achievemnents have been on a large scale with his Engines Orchestra and compositions for the Royal Northern Sinfonia. Both showed his ability to cross / combine the genres of composed classical…

Fri 24 Nov

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Ronnie Bottomley All-star Jazz Orchestra

Last at the club in 2015 this band regularly brings huge audiences to their performances. Terrific playing as tight as you'd wish and a host of soloists to satisfy the jazz lover beyond their taste for volume. Membership is a fluid matter but Ronnie has known so many top musicians over so many years that he has an immense…

Fri 19 Jan 2018

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

A Very Diva Christmas

Following the success of our SOLD OUT A very Diva Christmas event in 2016 we will be presenting another very festive evening of entertainment on Saturday 2 December 2017! We promise you an evening of sing-a-long Christmas favourites performed by Diva Productions cast members old and new - plus some very special…

Sat 2 Dec

£10–£12 / 01977 680542

Zoe Gilby Quartet

Popular singer whose lively personality creates sheer enjoyment. Zoe is a vocalist and songwriter who has made a stunning impression on the music scene today. Her compelling original compositions are written with double bassist husband Andy Champion. Her stockpile of music reaches a wide range of more contemporary…

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

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