Out to Lunch with Steve Melling!

Friday 10 February I’ll be performing a lunchtime duo concert at University of Leeds with one of the UK’s finest pianists, Steve Melling. With his dynamic and deeply swinging piano style Steve energises any musical partnership.

In a programme marking 100 years of jazz singing, entitled The Jazz Song Uncovered, Steve and I span the blues roots of Bessie Smith, the American Songbook of Billie, Ella, and Sarah Vaughan, the …

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Deadly Sings Down Under

My Seven Deadly Sings suite received its Southern Hemisphere premiere in my home town Auckland, New Zealand, on 18 November 2015 at The Creative Jazz Club. Bearing little resemblance to the “jazz dive” my father warned me about more than 40 years ago, this intimate and sophisticated downstairs venue was filled to capacity with family, old friends, and lovers of jazz and new music.

I can’t thank enough the talented …

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WELCOME! to the website for LOUISE GIBBS, jazz vocalist, composer/arranger, educator, and writer! This website represents my interests and involvement with music: as musician – educator – and writer.

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Upcoming Gigs

10 February 2017 1:05 pm - 1:55 pm
Jazz Song Uncovered – Gibbs & Melling

Venue: Clothworkers Hall, University of Leeds, School of Music, Cavendish Road , Leeds

26 March 2017 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Roaring (sweetly) at The Lion

Venue: The Lion, 44 Mosley St, Nottingham

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Latest Release

Louise Gibbs and The Septet with Tony Kofi (alto/baritone saxes), Tim Whitehead
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