A HEADY mix of jazz, funk and hip hop is set to have music lovers’ eardrums jumping at the Lawrence Batley Theatre on May 29.
The theatre will play host to Jazz Funktion, featuring Leeds group The Haggis Horns and Huddersfield collective Extra Curricular.
Eight-piece group Extra Curricular blend the raucousness of hiphop, the improvisation of jazz and the sounds of soul.
The collective features jazz vocalist Ruby Wood, Huddersfield rapper Jack Flash and Huddersfield soul singer Thabo Mkwananzi.
They are backed by Noah Burton on drums, Jack Button on bass, plus guitarist Martin Chung, Jezreal Joseph on alto sax and musician Mark Cowley on tenor and baritone sax.
For more details, visit www.myspace.com/extracurricularband The Haggis Horns are an eight piece band who combine heavy breakbeat funk, soul, hip-hop and afrobeat with jazz.
The members have performed and recorded with many top artists including: Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, Robbie Williams, Roots Manuva, Estelle, Corinne Bailey-Rae, Duran Duran, Adele, Lily Allen and KT Tunstall.
For more about them, visit www.myspace.com/thehaggishorns
Tickets for the gig cost £7 in advance or £10 on the night. Contact the LBT Box Office on 01484 430528.