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Music, Sat 20 Jul 2019

Leeds Jazz Festival 2019: Sounds of ’59

Leeds Jazz Festival 2019: Sounds of ’59


The year 1959 was a special one in jazz history. It 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’ amongstmany others.

“Sounds of 59” are drawn from some of the best of Leeds Jazz musicians to recreate the music. Their leader Adrian Knowles will relate some of the history and stories behind these classic jazz albums.  

With Joel Purnell (Tenor Saxophone), Jim Corry (Alto Saxophone), Mark Chandler (Trumpet), Kevin Holbrough (Trombone), Adrian Knowles (Double Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums)  

This afternoon concert features “Sounds of 59” (1pm- 2.15pm) followed by the Leo Richardson Quartet (2.45-4pm)

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Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 20 Jul 2019 13:00 to 00:00


£15 full price (both afternoon concerts) Concessionary price for 25's and under £7.50


3 Quarry Hill,



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Map reference: SE 309336  Lat: 53.79823 Long: -1.53125

Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Leeds College of Music.

Leeds Central Coach Station is situated on Dyer Street between Quarry Hill and Kirkgate Market, opposite the West Yorkshire Playhouse and just two minutes from Leeds College of Music. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester Airport.

Enter the postcode LS9 8AH into your Satellite Navigation.

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1, and just a few kilometres from the A1.

When entering the city, follow the brown road signs for ‘West Yorkshire Playhouse’ at Quarry Hill, just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds – or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs.

Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. The Conservatoire is at Loop Junction 12.

Please note the Conservatoire does not have any car parking space. We recommend that visitors use the multi-storey car park on Harper Street near Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station


  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality