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Rosie Turton, Maria Chiara Argirò and Katherine Windfeld to descend upon Leeds

Rosie Turton, Maria Chiara Argirò and Katherine Windfeld are amongst the impressive line-up for JazzLeeds' latest series, "Women Jazz Leaders".

Running from October 10th until December 5th, the series will see the artists play across two venues within the city - Seven Arts and Inkwell Arts.

The series will kick off with young London trombonist of the moment Rosie Turton in October (whose fantastic debut EP was released earlier this year), followed by performances from London-based Italian born keyboardist Maria Chiara Argirò (who was recently interviewed by Jazz Revelations) and jazz bassist Alison Rayner. Canadian trumpeter Ingrid Jensen teams up with her saxophonist playing sister Christine Jensen in leading The Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra in November, whilst the Karen Sharp Quartet will be rounding off the series in December.


Full line-up:


Rosie Turton's "5ive" - 10th October (Seven Arts)

Alison Rayner's ARQ - 13th October (Inkwell Arts)

Katherine Windfeld Sextet - 20th October (Seven Arts)

Maria Chiara Argirò's group - 24th October (Seven Arts)

Cathy Ibberson with Jack Glover "Two for the Road" - 27th October (Inkwell Arts)


Helen Pillinger's "Ysbryd" - 17th November (Inkwell Arts)

Christine and Ingrid Jensen with the Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra - 21st November (Seven Arts)


Kim Macari and John Pope - 1st December (Inkwell Arts)

Karen Sharp Quartet - 5th December (Seven Arts)

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You can see these eleven women in jazz concerts, at the price of £75 (concessions/unwaged £60; U-25 half price) or £8 a gig -

Jazz Leeds is a charity run by volunteers. Formed in 2007 they now have three jazz

venues in total – at Seven Arts, and Inkwell in Chapel Allerton and the Bar on Park Lane in

Roundhay. JazzLeeds also run the Jazz Leeds Festival in July and the Village Jazz Festival in Chapel Allerton in August – part of the Chapel Allerton Arts Festival.


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