Leeds College Collections part 2
These two Sunday afternoons at Seven Arts give us an opportunity to hear some of the best students from the current crop of the Leeds College of Music jazz degree final year. Hear the jazz stars of tomorrow, today!
1.30 Dan Coulthurst (pictured)
Gifted trumpet player who has been before to Seven Arts with the Eastgate and LUU Big Bands, leading his own group
Born in Leeds, fusing acoustic instruments with electronic effects, they blend their Jazz upbringing with hints of Drum and Bass, Hip-Hop and electronic music. Their live performance is an unforgettable experience where you will be exposed to unheard sounds and grooves that are guaranteed to blow your ears off.
One year on from their debut gig supporting a sold out show at Belgrave Music hall and Canteen, they have travelled the country. With highlights such as London Jazz Festival, Opening up Lancaster Jazz Festival.Releasing a debut single last May, with more music on the way this Easter and a UK Tour planned for October 2018.
3.15 Maya Kally
London-born Maya Kally, with her smooth yet gritty vocal style influenced by such legends as Nina Simone and Otis Redding, is spreading her wings to launch her solo career with her impassioned debut single ‘Another Time.’
“At the Chapel Allerton Arts Festival last year, Maya sang with eclectic jazz ensemble Nag Champa in the late summer sunshine. With her bright smile and long woollen cardigan, Maya Kally ghosted to the front of the stage and delivered some assured vocals into the Sunday afternoon crowd, providing the perfect outlet for the vast array of musical talent on stage behind her”