Jazzheads

A Podcast for jazzheads by jazzheads coming from the heart of the world famous Wakefield Jazz Club

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Episodes

Ep.34 Pete Rosser

Wednesday Feb 23, 2022

Wednesday Feb 23, 2022

Ben chats with Wakefield Jazz's promoter, Pete Rosser about his history, musical influences and rhubarb!
For more about Pete go to www.peterosser.co.uk or come and meet him in person, every Friday at Wakefield Jazz.
For gig listings and tickets visit www.wakefieldjazz.org or find us on social media.
Tracks:
J.F. – Rosario Giulliani
Ain’t Misbehavin – Fats Waller
In Walked Bud – Thelonious Monk
The Great Pretender – Lester Bowie
Milonga Del Angel – Astor Piazzolla
Cascades – Mary Halverson
 

Ep.33 Nik Svarc

Sunday Feb 13, 2022

Sunday Feb 13, 2022

Ben chats with Leeds based guitarist Nik Svarc about his albums, tours, lockdown projects and life as a musician in Leeds.
We also mention the Jazz North Northern Line Scheme - more info here: https://www.jazznorth.org/supporting-artists/jazz-northern-line/
Tracks:
Bemsha Swing – Nik Svarc Trio +1
Bold as Love – Jimi Hendrix
Wade in the Water – Charlie Hunter
You Are Not Alone – Svarc/Hanley/Longhorn
Visit www.niksvarc.com for more from Nik
And visit www.wakefieldjazz.org for info about everything coming up at the club!
 

Ep.32 Dale Storr

Friday Feb 11, 2022

Friday Feb 11, 2022

The UK's finest New Orleans style piano player chats with Ben.
Tracks:
Keep on Gwine - Dale Storr
Dr Jazz - Jools Holland and The Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
Put Out the Light - James Booker
Boogie for Tuts - Dale Storr
Visit www.wakefieldjazz.org for all gig listings and news
www.dalestorr.com
 

Wednesday Feb 02, 2022

Ben's chats with Pianist David Newton and Guitarist Denny Ilett
 
Tracks:
I Won't Dance - Oscar Peterson
One Step - Cecile McLorin Salvant & Sulivan Fortner
Liza - Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea
When You're Smiling - Louis Armstrong
Gypsy in my Soul - Johnny Smith
Up in the Skies - Electric Lady Big Band
 
www.davenewtonjazzpiano.com
Visit www.wakefieldjazz.org for exciting news about our new season of gigs!
 

Ep.30 Zoe Gilby

Monday Jan 17, 2022

Monday Jan 17, 2022

Parliamentary Awards Jazz Vocalist of the year 2019 Zoe Gilby chats about her music projects and where she finds her inspiration! 
Tracks:
In the Heat of the Night – by Nancy Wilson
Autumn Serenade performed by Michelle Nicolle
And
The Sycamore from the Graeme Wilson Quartet.
Make sure you search Wakefield Jazz on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and subscribe to our mailing list for gig listings and updates.
wakefieldjazz.org
 

Ep.29 Ben Crosland

Saturday Jan 15, 2022

Saturday Jan 15, 2022

Bass player, composer and band leader Ben Crosland chats about his latest album, 'Solway Stories'
Tracks:
The Cost of Living - Michael Brecker
Consolation - Kenny Wheeler
Driving North - Ben Crosland Quintet
 
Visit wakefieldjazz.org for gigs, workshops and more!

Ep.28 Emma Johnson

Thursday Jan 13, 2022

Thursday Jan 13, 2022

Sax player and composer Emma Johnson chats with Ben about writing, the north, and a colouring book! 
Emma Johnson's Gravy Boat's debut album 'Worry Not' is out now. 
Tracks: 
Cheese Cake - Dexter Gordon
Julian - Nishla Smith
Hold Me Tight - Emma Johnson's Gravy Boat
Visit wakefieldjazz.org and subscribe to our mailing list and come and join us at the club 

Ep.27 Veryan Weston

Sunday Jan 09, 2022

Sunday Jan 09, 2022

In this episode, Ben chats with Veryan Weston who visited Wakefield Jazz with a  group called Eternal Triangle.
Tracks:
Bohuslav Martinu - 'Allegro' from Double Concerto for Two String Orchestras, Piano and Timpani
Ornette Coleman - 'Harlems Manhattan'
Eternal Triangle - 'Jara'
Sign up to the mailing list at www.wakefieldjazz.org for upcoming events at one of the best jazz venues in the UK.

Ep.26 Caroline Boaden

Tuesday Jan 04, 2022

Tuesday Jan 04, 2022

Leeds based drummer Caroline Boaden talks to Ben about her gigs, influences and favourite tracks.
Tracks:Eberhard - Lyle MaysA Moment of Quiet Resignation - Andy Schofield and Les ChisnellHush - Nikki Iles
Sign up to the mailing list at www.wakefieldjazz.org for upcoming events at one of the best jazz venues in the UK.

Ep.25 Greg Abate

Tuesday Jan 04, 2022

Tuesday Jan 04, 2022

American sax player Greg Abate talks with Ben about his life as a touring jazz artist and his approaches to his music and live performances.
Tracks:Sunshower - Greg Abate and the Kenny Barron TrioCheek to Cheek - Phil WoodsStardust - Artie Shaw Jazz Orchestra featuring Dick JohnsonVoyage - Greg Abate and the Kenny Baron Trio
For more info visit www.gregabate.com
Sign up to the mailing list at www.wakefieldjazz.org for upcoming events at one of the best jazz venues in the UK.

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