Music:Hans Koller Quartet at Wakefield Jazz

Music, Fri 23 Oct 2020, £15

Hans Koller

Hans Koller

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Wakefield Sports Club (College Grove),
Eastmoor Road,

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Fri 23 Oct Hans Koller Quartet


Hans Koller, originally from Bavaria, has been living and working in the UK for nearly 30 years, with an increasingly impressive list of compositions and collaborations, both live and recorded (e.g. Steve Lacy, Steve Swallow, NDR Big Band).

As a pianist (most recently at Wakefield Jazz with Jim Rattigan’s Pavillon), he combines humour, intellect and technique to engaging effect, with influences from across the jazz spectrum, from Bill Evans through Monk and Herbie Nichols.

This international quartet will also feature the similarly intense yet lyrical Martin Speake on alto sax, plus a top Danish rhythm section.

“He solves the perpetual jazz conundrum of making music for the mind and the body.” – John Fordham (The Guardian)

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Event details

Dates Times
Fri 23 Oct 2020 18:30 to 22:00
Doors open at 6:30pm; music starts at 7:30pm and finishes at 10 pm.


Tickets must be booked in advance.



See location of Wakefield Jazz on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 335216  Lat: 53.69033 Long: -1.49400

By Road:
from M62 (J30) travel south on A642 through Stanley and on past Pinderfields hospital on Stanley Road. At the traffic lights at bottom of hill turn right into Eastmoor Road. Entrance to club is 500m on left.
From M1 (J41) travel south on A650 to join leeds Road (A61). At traffic lights turn left onto Westfield Road and then left onto College Grove Road and bear right onto Eastmoor Road. Club entrance is 200m on right.

By Public Transport:
Take a £3 taxi ride to Wakefield Sports Club from Wakefield City Centre

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Wakefield Westgate station


  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesRamp


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit