Scarborough Jazz

Welcome to Scarborough Jazz at the Cask
Just as I imagined an authentic jazz club would be...warm and welcoming...great crowd...always someone to chat to...fantastic programme with lots of variety.
The Cask has a range of real ales and a comprehensive food menu with wheelchair access and facilities for disabled people. Every Wednesday; doors open at 7.45pm, music starts at 8.15pm. Find us here...

Weds October 27 | 8.15pm | 5

Nishia Smith Quintet

They don’t write ‘em like they used to…except Nishla Smith does.

"Nishla Smith’s original ballads sound like standards from the American Songbook" (London Jazz News)

Nishla is a singer and songwriter who defies easy categorisation: her live sets include a breathtaking variety of material, from celebrated originals to dark jazz standards and devastating ballads, her voice stretching from melancholic sweetness through to dark intimacy.

Her often dreamy aura is offset by an energetic and imaginative band of Manchester’s finest young contemporary improvisers, with Aaron Wood (trumpet), Richard Jones (piano), Joshua Cavanagh-Brierley (bass) and Johnny Hunter (drums).

Formed out of a residency at Sage Gateshead, the Nishla Smith Quintet are supported by Jazz North’s Northern Line. Come and enjoy an evening of original songs from contemporary life.

Please note our new timings: doors open 7.45, music starts at 8.15 (8.00 when there’s a support band) and ends at 10.30.

Students pay half price on all gigs.

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October-December 2021

Sep 29
Club closed

Oct 6
Toby Greenwood
Plus Murray Robinson’s Balls of Jazz.

Oct 13
Martin Jones

Oct 20
Nigel Price Quartet

Oct 27
Nishla Smith Quintet

Nov 3
Tina Featherstone

Nov 10
Edison Herbert Trio

Nov 17
Julie Edwards and Kevin Dearden

Nov 24
Jamie Taylor

Dec 1
Jam Night

Dec 8
Julia Wray

Dec 15
Xmas Party with the Shannon Reilly Quartet‘