Sunday 4th September
10:30-11.15 Festival Hymns in the Street
Join in with Churches Together’s food themed Hymns in the Street.
Do you hunger for a good old sing?
Following the 10:30 Hymns in the Street… It’s Jazz, Blues and Salsa Sunday
12.30 onwards – Jazz, Blues and Salsa
Always a great afternoon for the whole family
12.30 Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra directed by Brendan Duffy
The LYJRO Big Band has been in existence since 1991 and was established by Education Leeds to cater for ever increasing interest in jazz from young people. It offers young people of Leeds the opportunity to experience through performance, the spectrum of jazz related styles ranging from swing to ‘hip hop’ and funk.
1.40pm Enrico Marchesi’s Bourbon y Tequila
Enrico Marchesi trumpet and musical director, James Russell tenor sax, Jim Corry baritone sax, Stuart McDonald alto sax, Andrzej Baranek keyboard, Richard Hammond bass, Chris Sykes timbales, Geoff Winckless congas, Gilberto Sire’ bongos, lead vocal
Bourbon et Tequila are an exciting nine piece band offering a unique blend of Salsa and Jazz – the very best from North and South America. They play mainly original tunes with a dash of Salsa classics thrown in for good measure and their sets are rapidly earning them an impressive reputation with audiences around the UK and Europe.
“Enrico’s men make you want to dance. Imagine Big Band mixed with chilli seeds and soaring temperatures” The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
2.40 pm Chapel Allerton Festival Community Choir
Jazz singer, lindy hopper and choir director Tessa Smith has been rehearsing the latest edition of Chapel Allerton Arts Festival’ community choir – open to everyone – people who just want to sing! In previous years the repertoire has include tunes by Bill Withers, Candi Staton, the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Emile Sande, Jessie Jay. This year Tessa promises a bit more blues and soul too!
3.30 pm Lauren Kinsella Quintet
Lauren Kinsella vocals, Tom Challenger tenor sax, Dan Nicholls keyboards, Conor Chaplin bass and Simon Roth drums
Lauren Kinsella is a contemporary new jazz music vocalist and composer. She is a tutor at Leeds College of Music. Hailed as ‘a completely down to earth and exquisitely vivacious young Irish singer’ (New York City Jazz Records), she has performed in venues across the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Hungary, France, Germany, Portugal, Norway and India. She is the 2013 Kenny Wheeler Prize winner and performs in many groups including Thought-Fox, Blue-Eyed Hawk, The Bears and Alex Huber / Lauren Kinsella Duo . Her music regularly appears on BBC Radio 3, Jazz FM, RTE Lyric FM and BBC Radio Scotland and she has released albums on WideEar Records and Diatribe to critical acclaim.
4.40pm Steve Philips and Brendan Croker
Brendan Croker played with Mark Knopfler and Eric Clapton, and now here he is playing for us! He’s back together with his longtime blues buddy Steve Phillips, described by Folk Roots magazine as ‘one of Europe’s most impressive Blues performers’. Two of Leeds’s favourite sons and founder members with Mark Knopfler of the “Notting Hillbillies”, their country blues singing and guitar playing are legendary – don’t miss this!
11.30 – 5.00 Charity market
Jazz Blues and Salsa Sunday 2016
Sunday 4 September @Regent Street Chapel Allerton
Starts 12.30 finishes 6pm. £3 contribution