Andy Cholerton Trio + Guest
Excellent piano trio joined by guest vocalists and horn players.
James Lancaster Quartet
Swinging jazz quartet.
The Basement Jazz Club: Ricardo Alvarez
Chilien born saxophonist, Ricardo Alvarez has performed jazz and world music all across the planet with various ensembles (Irazu Big Band, Latin American Saxophone Quartet, Symphonic Orchestra of Chille, Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, Sonambulo). Having studied in South America, Germany and recently completing his PHD at university of York, Alvarez performs an evening of original compositions from throughout his varied career, drawing upon jazz, and South American folk music influences. Accompanying him will be local Gypsy jazz quartet led by Cornelius Corkery, bringing his own compositions also, as well as the timeless favourites of Django Reinhardt, culminating in a rich musical feast.
The Klezmernauts are a brand new Klezmer group based in York. Expect riotous Yiddish music, inspired by musical cultures thousands of years old, led by local saxophonist and University of York St John graduate Alex James.
TICKETS: £3 DOORS: 8PM
TCHA LIMBERGER BUDAPEST GYPSY ORCHESTRA
Tcha Limberger’s incredible band is back for a much anticipated tour of the UK.
Multi-instrumentalist Tcha Limberger leads this orchestra of hand-picked Gypsy musicians from Budapest. In true Hungarian Gypsy Band style, they switch between soaring intensity and smouldering pathos, delivering a passion and technical virtuosity that is truly astounding.
“Tcha Limberger seems to be made entirely of music!” The Observer
“As intoxicating as a vintage dessert wine” Songlines
Contemporary swing and grooves.
Jazz night run by guitarist Neil Corkery.
Kate Peters Quartet
Great vocalist with a variety of excellent local musicians.
Encouraging the Loony
Unique piano and drum duo playing everything from Scott Joplin to Led Zeppelin!
York Jazz Jam
Weekly jazz jam with a great resident band. James Lancaster on trumpet, Chris Moore on piano, Christian Topman/George Beastall on bass and Trevor King on drums. All ages and abilities welcome.
Arts Barge Gypsy Jazz Jam
Gypsy jazz jam session with a great, friendly atmosphere.
One Foot in the Groove
Soulful organ jazz.
Live at Middletons
Middletons Hotel Present An evening of fine dining and jazz, featuring Rendez Manouche £35 per person includes a glass of prosecco on arrival, 3 course dinner and live music by Renez Manouche Limited places available To book tickets call our events team on 01904 611570 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Instrumental quartet playing music by composers such as Mingus, Monk and Shorter.
Karl Mullen and Rachel Croft
Great vocal and piano duo.
Square One are an award-winning Glasgow-based quartet, known for their free-spirited original music and energised live performances. The music they play alights upon many modern touchstones such as folk, fusion, soulfulness, ECM euro-cool and stylish, straight ahead jazz - yet it is a clear affinity with great melody and an intelligent musical rapport that makes Square One much more than the sum of all these parts. ￼This vibrant four-piece are the proud recipients of the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award 2015 ￼administered by Help Musicians UK for emerging jazz artists. This gig is part of the album launch tour ￼for Square One’s debut album ‘In Motion’. ￼Square One features Joe Williamson on guitar, Peter Johnstone on piano, David Bowden on ￼ ￼''A soulful and empathetic band with an irresistible charisma - they dominated the room from beat ￼one'' - Julian Joseph, BBC Radio