at ARMLEY CONSERVATIVE CLUB, ARMLEY RIDGE ROAD, Leeds, LS12 3LE United Kingdom
Leeds Jazz Club
Leeds Jazz Club is the only jazz club in Leeds where you can hear and dance to the authentic sounds of the early part of the last century. It features exclusively traditional jazz bands and there is a different band booked every week. The club actively encourages dancers and there is a large dance area for dancers to strut there stuff. The usual entry fee is £5 with a reduction to £3 with an SU card
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North Derbyshire/ South Yorkshire band Swingamathing are the guests at Leeds Jazz Club Tuesday March17. They have played at Armley three times before and no doubt will give an outstanding performance as usual of 30s, 40s jazz and swing with some great vocals. Once again we are featuring a band containing a large number of younger members . So give them a whirl and come and try our outstanding dance floor plus real ale at £2 per pint, it cant be bad.
Top North West Dixieland outfit the Harlem Hot Stompers are the guests at Leeds Jazz Club Tuesday March 10. The stompers did their first gig at LJC over 10 years ago and have been regular visitors ever since,never failing to put on a great night of the highest standard trad New Orleans and Dixie style jazz. Many thanks to last weeks guests Alligator Gumbo, what a super show. I am trying to obtain their services for another couple of gigs this year.What a breath of fresh air.
Alligator Gumbo make a very welcome return to Leeds Jazz Club on Tuesday March 3. They are quite unique in as much as they have a fiddle in the front line of an old time New Orleans Band plus washboard. Last time at LJC the show they did was great and they went a bomb, so come and hear jazz as it was played around 1900 by a very young band.
Leeds Jazz Club presents on Tuesday Feb 24 Yorkshires own super band The one and only Savannah Jazz Band. They are probabily the UK most booked trad jazz outfit. Great jazz and top class entertainers, so come on down to the Con club and enjoy a great night.
Tuesday Feb 17 Leeds Jazz Club welcomes a new name , The Funky Butt Hall New Orleans Jazz Band. The title comes from one of the cresent citys dance halls of ill repute of the Storyville era. The combo lineup is made up of top class local jazzers plus Peter Wright on trumpet from the Northeast and from the Midlands star reedman Carl Hird. So come on down to the top Seakeasy in Armley with Bourbon Street real ale at £2. per pint and a great dance floor to Funky Butt.
Peter Frank Dixieland Allstars are guests at Leeds Jazz Club Tuesday Feb 10.The Allstars have performed at LJC many times over the past years and play the high standard of dixieland we expect of them. Many thanks to our anonymous sponsor for your kind gift at last nights session, it will be put to good use in the next few months. Also Louis Louis Louis what a star night it turned out to be, it dont get much better than that. Thanks.
Gavin Lee New Orleans Jazz Band are guests at Leeds Jazz Club on Tuesday Jan 27, this will be their 4th visit. Always top class Delta style jazz from a youngish lineup. A big thankyou to all that turned up for our last session in such awful weather and made the night go with a swing.
Winstons Pennine Jazz are the guests at Leeds Jazz Club on Tuesday Jan 20. Top class Trad Jazz, Swing, Blues from a great six piece who have guested at LJC for the best part of 13 years. Many thanks to last Tuesdays band Spirit of New Orleans for a wonderful session of red hot old time delta jazz. . We still have Bourbon Street Trad real ale at £2 .00 per pint on sale Tuesdays so come on down to the Coni Club,good time guaranteed.
A great start to 2015 at Leeds Jazz Club with Frank Brookers Happy Chappies, and the new start time of 8pm seems to have worked out fine. Thanks everyone for turning up early and making things go so well. Next Tuesday Jan 13 are guests are Dave Pogsons fine band Spirit of New Orleans, one of the very best bands in the North of the cresent city style. Hope you can make to LJC.
Happy New Year to all Leeds Jazz Club regulars and jazz fans in our region. We are back once again on Tuesday Jan 6 at new starting time of 8pm with Frank Brookers Happy Chappies into our 15th year. We look forward to seeing you all again for another year of Trad,New Orleans, Dixieland, Swing and Jump Jive. John Wall.
Brill Xmas party bash at Leeds Jazz Club with Leeds City Stompers and new guests Worth Valley Hot Stompers. Both groups were first class and played to a large very enthusiastic crowd. It was wonderful to see so many young people in the jazz club enjoying both bands and filling the the dance floor with some brill Lindy Hopping. We are closed for two weeks and reopen on Jan 6th with Frank Brookers Happy Chappies at the new starting time of 8 PM meanwhile Happy Xmas to all our jazz fans.
Last session of 2014 on Tuesday Dec16 at Leeds Jazz Club and its our Xmas Bash . Featured are two bands the super Leeds City Stompers and new faces at LJC Worth Valley Hot Stompers. Also on the programme a Christmas Mega Raffle. So it seems like a stomping old time to see out the year . ADM £5 and Bourbon St real ale at £2 per pint its a real snip.
Tuesday Dec 9th Leeds Jazz Club presents one of UKs star bands , from the south of England Baby Jools and the Jazzaholics. They are without doubt a super hot New Orlean style combo . Last weeks guests Louis Louis Louis served up a fantastic show once again, thanks a lot lads .
Louis, Louis,Louis are Tuesday Dec2 special guests at Leeds Jazz Club. Always a brill night with plenty of Lindy /Jive dancers on the floor. The club over the last two years has had some great crowds for this great Jump Jive Band, lets hope they continue to do so.