Henrik Jensen's Followed by Thirteen Whiskey Jar Manchester, Monday 24 February New album out on Babel soon.
J-Z Replacement Lescar, Sheffield, Wednesday 26 February Fiery bebop and beyond from Zhenya Strigalev and Jamie Murray.
Sam Leak trio Music Room, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Liverpool Tuesday 10 March Stellar pianist Sam Leak with on double bass, Simon Read; and, on drums – Will Glaser.
Zoe Gilby Seven arts, Leeds Sunday 8 March Award-winning jazz vocalist (pictured), joins the dots between classic repertoire and contemporary sounds.
Vula Viel Sage, Gateshead Sunday 22 March Echoes of Africa from Bex Burch's powerful trio.