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Leeds College of Music


Saturday 20.07.2019

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Ticket price including booking fee of £1.50 (each): £15.00
Tickets are limited to 8 per customer

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Doors 1pm // Age Restriction 14+

“Sounds of 59” recreate the music of a special year in jazz history. 1959 saw the release of classic jazz albums including Charlie Mingus ‘Ah Um’, Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’, Dave Brubeck ‘Out of Time’ and John Coltrane ‘Giant Steps’ amongst many others. Bandleader and bassist Adrian Knowles will relate some of the history and stories behind these classic jazz albums.

“Sounds of 59” are drawn from some of the best of Leeds Jazz musicians to recreate the music. With Joel Purnell (Tenor Saxophone), Jim Corry (Alto Saxophone), Mark Chandler (Trumpet), Kevin Holbrough (Trombone), Adrian Knowles (Double Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums)

Leo Richardson Quartet is widely recognised to be one of London’s leading jazz tenor saxophonists, best known for his honest, straight-ahead, contemporary hard-bop style. His most significant influences include John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver and Art Blakey.

Leo’s quartet consists of Rick Simpson, winner of the Yamaha Scholarship Prize for Outstanding Jazz Musicians on piano, Tim Thornton, one of the most sought-after young musicians of his generation, double bass and the exceedingly diverse Ed Richardson is on drums.


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Leeds College of Music



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