KGB Jazz

Leicester-based KGB Jazz are a highly experienced quintet who play a mixture of jazz standards, swing and Latin, as well as original compositions.

The band was formed in the Spring of 2008 and features Gemma Lakin on vocals, Kath Grainger on tenor sax, Matt Keenan on guitar, Ian Smith on bass and George Dunseth on drums.



Live Dates 2018

Date Venue Time
Friday 25 May KGB Jazz Spring Party at The Donkey Bar, Leicester 8 pm
Saturday 2 June Broken Records Swing Festival at Leicester Riverside Festival 1 pm
Friday 6 July The Donkey Bar, Leicester - Peter's Retirement Party 8 pm
Tuesday 18 September Regent Jazz, Leicester 8 pm



KGB Jazz released a self-titled album in December 2013. The album has ten tracks, including nine original KGB Jazz compositions

If you'd like to purchase a copy of the album on CD, it is available:

  • From any band member
  • At any of our shows
  • Through our Contact page
  • KGB Jazz Album Cover
    'KGB Jazz' Album Cover
    A selection of album tracks:


    A small sample of songs we regularly perform live:


    Bookings and enquiries:

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