Ben Powling’s final season programming LS6 Jazz Night, Headingley, Leeds

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Ben Powling’s final season programming LS6 Jazz Night, Headingley, Leeds

Ben Powling writes “I’m going to stop running the LS6 Jazz Night in January 2018. Autumn turns to winter, the waves crash onto the beach and all things succumb to the passage of time. I’ve had a blast, but it’s someone else’s turn now. I’ll be passing the night into the capable hands of Jack Wilson, so he’ll be point of contact for all bookings and queries for January onwards. I’ve programmed a last season featuring a load of my favourite bands, showing the scope of what Leeds has to offer. Spread the word, tell your mums and let’s get loads of the new students down to play”.

LS6 Cafe, 6 Headingley Ln, Leeds LS6 2AS

Music from 8, with a jam session after the house band

AUGUST
30 – Pannakoek (Seamus Blake tunes and originals from Andy Cox)

SEPTEMBER
06 – Aleks Podraza Quartet feat Jack Chandler (Tristano material and standards)
13 – Jasmine Whalley Quintet (Alto led quintet)
20 – Another Workout: A Tribute To Blue Note Records (Blue Note deep cuts)
27 – Emma Johnson’s Gravy Boat (Engaging contemporary originals)

OCTOBER
04 – Jamil Sheriff Trio (Rare LS6 appearance from stellar pianist and LCoM leader)
11 – Ed Jones Quartet (The tenor colossus returns)
18 – Steve Hanley Quintet feat Joel Purnell, Jamie Taylor, Jamil Sheriff (Material from Brecker and Metheny)
25 – Asaxual (Trumpet and trombone fronted bop)

NOVEMBER
01 – Leeds Art Ensemble (Come with an open mind, prepared for the unknown…)
08 – Wandering Monster (Intense, energetic compositions from bassist Sam Quintana)
15 – Prime Directive (Stellar Tristano influenced chordless quartet)
22 – Jack Garside Trio (Standards from bass-led trio)
29 – Morpher (wonky FX and twisted grooves drawing from hip hop and drum and bass)

DECEMBER
06 – Viper Time (North African and post-punk tinged spiritual jazz)
13 – Open Letter To Mingus (classics and deep cuts from The Baron)

Fottage from Salèmango: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnMYq2uGf98

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