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LG with Five Pieces of Silver at Musicon-Durham Jazz Festival

“Think Anita O’Day, Annie Ross, and you get an idea where Louise Gibbs is at although, having said that, she’s very much her own gal. Soaring high, pitching perfectly, scatting, this was one of those evenings that gelled…”  is what Lance Liddle of Bebop Spoken Here… said of the Louise Gibbs and Five Pieces of Silver performance at the Durham Jazz Festival on 11 November 2011. It was a fabulous night (the band certainly enjoyed themselves) with a discerning and highly appreciative audience right in the heart of the university. The gorgeous stone walls of St Chad’s quad might have been an acoustic disaster without the ear-sharp sound engineering of Martin Allison. Too bad the band couldn’t enjoy the visual display available to the audience (more about this is in the review…read on). More about LG and 5PoS