Ronnie Scott’s Upstairs again this July

Louise is back again, 8 July, at Ronnie Scott’s upstairs bar as Renato D’Aiello’s special guest. Saxophonist Renato and his band have a regular Monday night fixture at Ronnie’s featuring a top UK/European singer.

For this date, Louise will feature the music of hard-bop pianist and composer, Horace Silver: with his: Song for My Father, Tokyo Blues, Pretty Eyes, Peace, amongst a few others. In true jazz fashion we …

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In Search of the Authentic Jazz Voice

“In Search of the Authentic Jazz Voice” is the title of my presentation to the Second IJVC in Helsinki in October, held at the Sibelius Academy. Here’s the abstract:

Jazz accommodates diverse and distinct voices. Besides the ‘Greats’, think of Johnny Hartman, Carmen McRae, Andy Bey, Abbey Lincoln, Mel Tormé, Anita O’Day, Mark Murphy or Blossom Dearie. Our study of distinct jazz voices and approaches to story telling, rhythmic gesture, …

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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

3 March 2019 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Louise at Salvo’s

Venue: Salvo’s Salumeria, 115 Otley Rd, Leeds

9 March 2019 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wordy Women – Talk about the voice

Venue: Radio Theatre, Chapel FM, Old Seacroft Chapel, York Road, Leeds

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Latest Release

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