Enrico Tomasso

ENRICO TOMASSO

Sunday 12th July 3:00pm and 4:00pm with Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra Leeds-born Enrico Tomasso started playing the trumpet at age five after listening to Louis Armstrong play Basin Street Blues. His father, a well-known clarinettist in England, took him to meet many of the American jazz greats when they visited — including Benny Goodman, Roy … Read more

Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

WYJO

Saturday 9th July 3:00pm Directed by Dave Little Formed in 1976 by Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council this multi-award winning band aims to train and develop the musical skills of its members through the performance of big band music from 1930’s to the present day. Over the years, WYJO has received many national and international honours, … Read more

Ben Holder Trio

Ben Holder

Sunday 12th July 1:30pm Ben Holder is one of the most gifted and exciting young jazz violinists in the UK. Taught classically from the age of six, he studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire. During his classical studies, Ben began listening to Jazz – classic masters such as Benny Goodman and Oscar Peterson and of course … Read more

Durham University Big Band

Durham Big Band

Saturday 9th July 12:00pm Durham University Big Band (DUBB) performs traditional and contemporary big band music in Durham and around the rest of the UK. As well as gigging regularly at university/college events and balls, the band also play at private functions and at jazz clubs in Newcastle and further afield, such as PizzaExpress Jazz … Read more

Anchormen Jazz Orchestra

ANCHORMEN

Sunday 10th July 12:00pm Based in Elland, the Anchormen Jazz Orchestra are among West Yorkshire’s most dynamic big bands. This fantastic 18 piece band is comprised of some of the finest musicians in the country, and already enjoys a strong reputation across the UK, Ireland and the USA. Anchormen Jazz Orchestra is quickly establishing a … Read more

Daniel Marques Trio

Daniel Marques

Saturday 11th July 1:30pm Daniel Marques is a renowned 7 string guitar player and composer from Rio de Janeiro, and until recently was based in Berlin where he directed the Brazilian Explorative Music Festival. He has been gathering enthusiastic reviews performing internationally at guitar, jazz, world music and folk festivals. Daniel’s music is heavily based … Read more

Wigan Youth Big Band

WIGAN YOUTH BIG BAND

Saturday 9th July 10:30am Wigan Youth Brass Band is one of the many ensembles supported by Wigan Music Service, which is part of the Greater Manchester Music Education Hub. The Music Service offers young musicians the chance to play in groups with other students from across the borough in a friendly and creative environment. Many … Read more

New York Brass Band

Friday 10th July 12:30pm New York Brass Band are North Yorkshire’s only contemporary New Orleans inspired brass band. Hailing from the ancient streets of York the band has been rocking weddings, burning up festivals and smashing sports events since 2011. The band is a powerful team of some of Yorkshire’s finest musicians packing an arsenal … Read more

Abbie Finn Trio

abbie finn trio

Friday 10th July 2:30pm Leeds College of Music graduates and rising stars Abbie Finn (drums) and Harry Keeble (tenor sax) feature in this trio with veteran bassist Paul Grainger. They will be playing a mix of straight-ahead jazz by great artists such as Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey and Dexter Gordon, plus a few originals. After … Read more

Sunday Afternoon Concert

Sunday afternoon concert

Sunday 10th July Tickets – £20 / £15 (Patrons) Tables of 8 – £140 Tables of 10 – £180 BUY TICKETS 12 noon ANCHORMEN JAZZ ORCHESTRA Based in Elland, the Anchormen Jazz Orchestra are among West Yorkshire’s most dynamic big bands. This fantastic 18 piece band is comprised of some of the finest musicians in … Read more