21st July 2017 - City Screen Basement Bar - Tickets available from -
Kate Peters Septet - 'A collection of some of the finest young jazz musicians in the country, fronted by an exceptional and versatile vocalist'. Jazz Yorkshire
Kate is a uniquely talented and versatile vocalist based in the north. A graduate of Leeds College of Music, Kate has worked in a wide variety of styles and areas of the music industry. As an active performer, Kate performs with some of the UK´s most talented jazz musicians.
Having worked extensively as a session singer, Kate has had the privilege of performing around the world. She has appeared on several dance compilations as a featured artist on tracks by Alex M.O.R.P.H. & Woody Van Eyden, One Hit Wonders and Playerz Inc. Kate also provided backing vocals on `Year of the Rat´ by Rick Witter and The Dukes. She has made appearances on national and international radio as well as national TV programmes such as `Heartbeat´ and `The Royal´. The album `Believe´ was released under Kate´s own name in 2006 as a collaboration with French composer, Jean Pascal Vielfaure.
This exciting line-up features Ben Lowman on tenor sax, Ian Chalk on trumpet, Sam Dunn on guitar, Martin Longhawn on piano, John Marley on bass and Tim Carter on drums.
Firebird Quartet - Inspired by jazz artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Wayne Shorter, Firebird Quartet - led by trumpeter Ian Chalk - mix contemporary jazz and funk grooves with their own modern take on the standards.