Review for: Seven Deadly Sings CD from London Jazz News (February 2014)
“Vocalist and composer, Louise Gibbs, has turned out an ambitious and challenging fifty minute “song suite for jazz singer and septet” that succeeds on many counts. The 7 Deadly Sings accords a sin for every instrumentalist in the septet to express themselves on. (My favourite is the bassist being Sloth – but that’s not very nice, or fair, now is it?).
The distinctive cast of players that Ms Gibbs has assembled here acquit themselves to the task at hand exquisitely. Tim Whitehead’s brooding and moody tenor sax …Read more