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The Story of Leeds Jazz: Podcast

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5 Feb 2021 - 5 Jun 2021

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The Story of Leeds Jazz is a six part podcast series that discovers how Leeds became a centre for UK Jazz and how it continues to have an exciting and thriving scene today. It shares the stories of often overlooked artists and influencers who have contributed so much to the scene and celebrates the music of Leeds Jazz from the 1950's right through to today’s emerging artists.

Episode 1 - Jazz Takes Root in Leeds
Episode 2 - Leeds Becomes a Jazz Capital
Episode 3 - The Experimental Sound
Episode 4 - Going Underground
Episode 5 - Crossing Cultures
Episode 6 - The Future of Leeds Jazz 

Listen to all episodes via Mixcloud here or via our website * Please note Episode 6 contains explicit language*

Image Info: Sam Rivers@Leeds Playhouse 1979, photo by Denis Dalby.

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  • Free Event
  • Family friendly
  • Jazz
  • Music
  • Online
  • Radio & Podcasts
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