"Eddy Mercks' son once changed into cycling clothes in my father's garage. It was hard climbing to the window." - Gabrielle Ducomble

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"New York, Paris, London and Wakefield. Not many people know it, but these are THE jazz centres of the 21st Century." - Jasper Hoiby

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"Wakefield is the nuts for any jazz nut - get cracking

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"I'm really looking forward to returning to Wakefield. I love the sound of your piano" - Stan Tracey
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Wakefield Jazz is a friendly atmospheric venue where jazz musicians enjoy playing and the audience benefit from that pleasure
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Come and hear some of the greatest musicians in the world at Wakefield Jazz!
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1st to be chosen "best venue" in the Parliamentary Jazz Awards and nominated twice since, WJ is one of the UK's top Jazz venues. A warm and friendly atmosphere and a great rapport with the musicians ensure everyone enjoys the gig.

Our reputation continues to attract top musicians from all corners of the globe.

Join us on Friday for a great jazz experience.

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"A brilliant jazz club. Every single one of the many shows I've done here has been exciting and memorable. One of my all-time favourite venues" - Snake Davis

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"At the heart of any jazz performance is the audience and Wakefield has one of the best." - Tommy Smith

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Many thanks to all those who contributed to Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Gemma Sykes. Wakefield Jazz raised £100.00 for the charity which had supported her.

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