Leeds Jazz Orchestra is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of Big Band and Jazz Orchestra Music. Under the stewardship of Musical Director, Colin Byrne, the band explores an eclectic mix of repertoire from blues, be bop and ballads right thorough to cutting edge, modern Jazz Orchestra arrangements. Expect to hear music from jazz legends such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and expect to hear music of contemporary arrangers from the current UK Jazz scene.They currently rehearse at Heart in Headingley, Leeds on Thursday evenings from 7-9 pm. They are always keen to find new members so if you fancy playing with them just visit www.leedsjazzorchestra.com and send them an email. They are also interested in hearing from composers and arrangers who would like to write for the band.Leeds Jazz Orchestra play at Heart in Headingley on Saturday December 15th from 7.30pm and you can expect a thrilling musical evening.