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SK2 Jazz Orchestra with special guest MIKE VAX

SK2 Orchestra with Mike Vax

with special guest MIKE VAX (lead trumpet with the Stan Kenton Orchestra 1970-72) Mike Vax is an American jazz trumpeter, cornetist, big band leader and composer. Vax played trumpet in the 1970s in the big bands of Stan Kenton and Ellington veteran Clark Terry, with whom he later recorded the album “Creepin’ With Clark” for … Read more

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

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

Anchormen Jazz Orchestra


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