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Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary Step. Every Sunday and Wednesday from 9 pm we will be hosting a jazz gig featuring musicians largely from the NW, but also those on a national tour that our booking guru Bob Jones brings to Whalley Range.

Coming up:

Wednesday 28th November Uli Elbracht Quartet, guitar led modern jazz

Sunday 2nd December Stuart McCallum Guitar soundscapes

Sunday 9th December Jolumiem, Vibraphone led bop, swing and latin

Wednesday 12th December Toby Meadland Quartet – modern jazz with James Fields – drums, Keith McGee – piano, Tim Williams – bass, Toby Meadland – violin

Sunday 16th December Tim Franks Quartet – dynamic modern jazz with legend Gary Boyle on guitar.

Sunday 23rd December Will Tang Trio, fiery vocalist and guitarist with original blues and interpretations of classics.

Sunday 30th December Mat Walklate and James Lawley, rockin’ Rhythm and Blues, vocals and harmonica plus guitar accompaniment.

Wednesday 2nd January Simone Manunza’s Gogledd Trio, Simone on guitar, Grant Russell, double bass, Andy Hay, drums, magic tunes..

Sunday 6th January Quinta 5-piece latin and swing plus originals

Wednesday 9th January The Revival Room. Almost dead tunes brought to life through modern technology and breathing.

Sunday 13th January Grant Russell Quartet

bass led dynamic jazz standards

Wednesday 16th Zacc Rogers. Blues, gospel, pop songs and originals from a fine one man band.

Sunday 20th January The Olivia Moore Trio, Olivia on violin, Dave Kane on bass, Adam Fairhall on keys – contemporary folk/jazz

Sunday 27th January Sonorous Quartet, a wide-rangeing set of original tunes with arrangements of standards.

Wednesday 30th January Matt Owens Trio bassist Matt with William Souza on guitar and Rick Weedon on drums, Brazilian tunes and jazz standards

Sunday 3rd February Jazz Measure Organ Trio, Vocalist and organist Jonathan Gleave leads on lively jazz standards

Sunday 10th February Pete McSloy. Laconic vocalist and composer with a fine backing band. Songs of love lost, love gained and too much wine.

Wednesday 13th February South by NorthWest Trio
Francesca Ajmar, vocals, Tito Mangialajo Rantzer, Double Bass, Simone Manunza Guitar – Brazilian moods

Sunday 17th February Annie Long Annie sings Ella – fine singer delves in to the songbook..

Sunday 24th February Nik Svarc Organ Trio, bedazzling funky jazzy bluesy dynamics

Wednesday 27th February Matt Owens Trio, Matt on bass with all the way from Brazil William Souza on guitar, Rick Weedon on drums, Brazilian tunes and lively standards

Sunday 3rd March Cazboaden Trio, rumbunctious drum led jazz with Ed Harrison on bass and Paul Kilvington on keys

Sunday 10th March Zamani Townships and favela influenced originals and standards

For further information please contact us at The Hillary Step on 0161 881 1978 or email jazz@thehillarystep.co.uk


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Jazz Information

Live Jazz is a regular event on ‘What’s Happening’ at The Hillary...