Gibbs & Iles is an exciting, long-awaited duo partnership between myself and pianist, Nikki Iles. We come together from previous duo associations with artists such as Lynne Arriale, Kirk Lightsey, Tina May and Norma Winstone to refine our reinterpretations of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook. Our project continues the tradition but also features originals and tunes made famous by jazz instrumentalists (Miles Davis, Ellington, Mingus, Monk, Shorter, Wheeler amongst others). Gibbs & Iles are dedicated to song, meaningful lyrics, and making music together in the moment, guaranteeing each performance a one-off jazz experience.
We can also offer pre-concert …Read more
The May 2012 issue of Jazzwise carries a ‘Turning Point’ interview, where Louise Gibbs talks about the defining album (Mike Nock’s Ondas, ECM 1982) that set her on course as a jazz musician …Read more