our 2024 artists…

Hejira: Celebrating Joni Mitchell

Hejira is a 7-piece band set up to celebrate and honour the ‘Shadows and Light’ jazz period of Joni Mitchell’s illustrious career. Read more…

Jim Mullen Organ Trio

We’re delighted to welcome UK jazz royalty to Leyburn! Jim Mullen is widely regarded as one of the finest jazz guitarists in Europe, and his organ trio is not to be missed! Read more…

Alligator Gumbo

It simply wouldn’t be Leyburn Jazz Festival without these guys! Back for a 4th time, they get better and better every time. Read more…

Zoe Gilby & Andy Champion

Parliamentary Awards Jazz Vocalist of the Year 2019, Zoe Gilby brings her amazing talent to Leyburn in 2024, in an innovative vocals and bass duo with her double bassist husband Andy Champion. Read more…

Nicola Farnon Trio

Widely recognised as one of the classiest Jazz and Swing singers and double bassists in the UK, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nicola Farnon has a remarkable musical pedigree. Read more…

Worth Valley Hot 7 plus Ruth Gardziel

Featuring vocalist Ruth Gardziel, this classic trad jazz group are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and get your toes tapping! Read more…

Yorkshire Gypsy Swing Collectiive

We’re delighted to have this wonderful band with us for their second appearance at Leyburn! Featuring some of the region’s hottest gypsy jazz and swing players, playing music inspired from legendary musicians Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli of the “Quintette du Hot Club de France”, and more! Read more…

Edison Herbert Trio

Edison is another LJF regular and we’re delighted he’s back in 2024. He’s played solo, duo and as a quartet and this time it’s a trio! Expect effortlessly melodic and inventive guitar playing at its very best. Read more…

Simon O'Byrne

Simon is a virtuoso guitarist and singer who will be performing music and songs from the golden age of jazz, inspired by the style and finesse of the great Django Reinhardt and the music of the Hot Club de Paris and by the spirit and verve of Jazz Manouche and Gypsy Jazz. Read more…

Jack Pearce Quartet

Since appearing at the first LJF, saxophonist Jack Pearce has graduated from Leeds Conservatoire and is starting to make waves on the UK jazz scene. With a style heavily influenced by post bop and modern players, he’s bringing a talented quartet to Leyburn. Read more…

Leyburn Jazz Collective & Light My Choir - Wensleydale Community Gospel Choir

We’re delighted that these two brilliant community music groups go from strength to strength. Free performances across the Festival weekend.

Helena Summerfield: Young Musicians Workshop Leader

Helena is Learning & Participation project manager for Jazz North and the interim programme manager of the National Youth Jazz Collective.

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