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All gigs begin at 8:30pm except where indicated on the bands page. Doors open from 7:00pm and food is served until 8:00pm. (Listed support gigs start at 7:30pm).

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Friday 19 February
Simon Spillett Quartet

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Friday 26 February
John Etheridge & Vimala Rowe Duo

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Friday 4 March
Geoff Eales Quartet featuring Noel Langley

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Friday 11 March
Lee Gibson with the Chris Holmes Trio and John Hallam

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Easter Break no jazz for 3 weeks

Friday 8 April
Gareth Williams Trio

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Friday 15 April
John Law's New Congregation

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This gig also marks Wakefield Jazz Club's 1000th presentation

Wakefield Jazz - 1000th Gig

Friday 22 April
Noemi Nuti band featuring Quentin Collins

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Friday 29 April
Clark Tracey Quintet

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Friday 6 May
Josh Kemp Band with Liz Fletcher

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Friday 13 May
The Lindsay Hannon Plus

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Friday 20 May
The Weave

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Friday 27 May
Ian Shaw

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Friday 3 June
Ingrid Jensen

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Recent Past Gigs

Friday 12 February
Graeme Wilson Quartet

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Friday 5 February 2016
Iain Dixon / Les Chisnall Duo

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Friday 29 January 2016
Manhattan Sound Big Band

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Friday 22 January 2016

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Saturday 12 December
Christmas Party - Alan Barnes Octet "The Christmas Carol Suite"

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Friday 4 December

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Friday 27 November
John Bailey Quintet (Jazz North)

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Friday 20 November
Matt Holborn Quartet (Jazz North) + Special guest appearance of improvising tap dancer Adele
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Visitor Comments

"Thanks to a timely tip from my Stateside namesake New Jersey based jazz singer 'cousin' Maggie Worsdale, 'Jazz into Doncaster' treasurer Peter Robinson and I travelled to Wakefield to catch pianist JOHN COLIANNI'S QUARTET in action at the final gig of their fifteen date UK concert tour - and were most definitely not left disappointed!!" (Read more...) - C.J.Worsdale (Doncaster)

"A superb Founder's Day concert. Witty lyrics and music. Thanks to all involved for another superb night at Wakefield Jazz. Excellent."

- Josie and Bill Thompson (Liverpool)

"First visit was the Christmas special on 8th December. Enjoyed the music and was so impressed with the warm and friendly atmosphere"

- Paul Taylor (Holmfirth)

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"One of the most important clubs in the country with an enthusiasm and vibe that is second to none!"

- Claire Martin

"The atmosphere is vibrant and alive with a very hip crowd of different ages."

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