Wakefield Sports Club

Wakefield Sports Club
Eastmoor Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3RR

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Angus Bayley's Scrapbook

Maverick scientist / composer debut's his new band and CD Scrapbook Angus published a paper on the rÔle of wavefront kinetics in small scale wrinkling in the journal Soft Matter, but this was a hobby sustained by his artistic expression through music. His band Scrapbook has gigged around London for some time and its…

Fri 10 Mar

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Angus Bayley's Scrapbook Septet

PIANIST COMPOSER DEBUTS NEW CD FOR WAKEFIELD JAZZ Angus Bayley's Scrapbook Septet visits Wakefield Jazz on Friday 10th March to play beautiful music from their eponymous new CD. Sitting somewhere between jazz, folk and rock, their music is a collection of heartfelt odes, underpinned by chord sequences that tell a story in…

Fri 10 Mar

£14 (£13; £7) / 01977 680542

Denys Baptiste ~ Late Trane Project

Renowned UK tenorist pays homage to the great Coltrane's later music. Denys rarely records these days but has been stimulated to go into the studio once more by the 50th anniversary of the passing of John Coltrane for whom he had enormous respect. This tour will feature the work prepared for that recording and brings…

Fri 2 Jun

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Dominic Galea Quartet

Protégé of Stan Tracey makes a rare visit to the UK. During his life Stan Tracey took his family for many holidays to the island of Malta. Unsurprisingly he had contact with the Jazz community there and high among them was a pianist - Sammy Galea, father of Dominic Galea. Both Sammy and later the young Dominic studied…

Fri 26 May

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Dominic Galea Quintet

Protégé of Stan Tracey makes a rare visit to the UK. During his life Stan Tracey took his family for many holidays to the island of Malta. Unsurprisingly he had contact with the Jazz community there and high among them was a pianist - Sammy Galea, father of Dominic Galea. Both Sammy and later the young Dominic studied…

Fri 26 May

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Ian Chalk's Firebird Quartet

York-based trumpeter with his most successful band. This gig is sponsored by Jazz North. Firebird are a Northern Ambassadors band. Performing original compositions with energy and driving grooves as well as music from great contemporary jazz composers, Firebird Quartet deliver enough sophistication for any…

Fri 5 May

£13.20 some concessions / 01977 680542

Jay Phelps Band

Canadian trumpeter with a high grade band dedicated to jazz with a whole lot of life. Jay has become a much in-demand international musician since his last appearance at Wakefield. He plays in a wide range of styles beyond jazz which gives him added appeal. His jazz credentials include playing with and leading Wynton…

Fri 12 May

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Jonathan Gee Trio Featuring Tim Whitehead

A reprise of the band which composed and played our 25th Anniversary suite Jonathan Gee has a long history of appearances at the club and was commissioned to compose a piece to celebrate our 25th anniversary in 2012. In fact he brought a whole set of pieces The Wakefield Silver Suite and asked Tim Whitehead to join his…

Fri 19 May

Pat McCarthy Quartet Featuring Shannon Reilly

TOP CLASS GUITARIST BRINGS SPECIAL SINGER TO WAKEFIELD JAZZ Friday 3rd March will be a wonderful night at Wakefield Jazz - the coolest jazz standards, sweet sounds and all that is jazz, a perfect start to the weekend. Pat McCarthy is an outstanding UK guitarist and his work with vocalist Shannon Reilly is producing…

Fri 3 Mar

Pete Oxley / Nic Meier Quartet

Two guitars are better than one when played by virtuosi. Pete Oxley has been visiting Wakefield for many years and Nic Meier a couple of times. Now they join forces to present a modern duet combining Pete's essential Englishness with Nic's Euro - Middle Eastern influences. Both are absolute masters of the guitar though…

Fri 31 Mar

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Talinka Quintet

Singer revives her career at the behest of her husband Gilad Atzmon Tali Atzmon had a starry career as actress and singer in Israel until she became a mother. Since then free-lance photography and filmaking have given her time to bring up her family and retain an involvement in the arts. Now she is returning to the…

Fri 17 Mar

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

V E I N

Swiss bassist leads a contemporary trio making a reputation in the UK. This trio has had a ten year life in Switzerland and has toured the world with Americans Greg Osby and Dave Leibman. They have released a CD each year since 2006, often featuring American soloists and their latest will provide some of the material…

Fri 28 Apr

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

Zoe Rahman Solo

Highly individual pianist and composer exposes her pure talent. Zoe has been a favourite at Wakefield Jazz since she burst onto the scene with her quartet featuring Gene Calderazzo on drums with whom she had a fascinating rapport. Her own music is quirky and very personal, at times having explored both her father's…

Fri 24 Mar

£15.40 some concessions / 01977 680542

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