Louise Gibbs and The Septet

with Tony Kofi (alto/baritone saxes), Tim Whitehead (tenor sax/bass clarinet), Quentin Collins (trumpet/flugelhorn), Tom White (trombone), Sam Leak (piano), Oli Hayhurst (double bass), Sam Gardner (drums)

Original text and music by Louise Gibbs

33Xtreme003 (33Jazz)

“Superlatives are superfluous! Quite simply – buy it! Although it doesn’t sound like Ellington there’s an Ellington-ish quality to this music in that each participant makes an almost orchestral contribution to the integrity of each piece. This is not a voice and accompaniment album, there is little traditional writing for the horns, each instrument, including Louise’s voice, is

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Everybody’s Song But Our Own

EVERYBODY’S SONG BUT OUR OWN – Louise Gibbs with pianist Kirk Lightsey

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A high-wire act that takes more chances than anything I’ve heard outside the strictly avant-garde.” Jazzwise – June 2009

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33JAZZ040 (58:20)

Louise Gibbs (vocals) with Lynne Arriale (piano); Ron McClure (bass); Steve Davis (drums)

“.. singer Louise Gibbs has a strong, clear voice and excellent diction, used to striking effect on the intelligent mix of originals and modern standards. … it is the assurance with which they are approached that contributes most to the recording. … the whole is a characteristically classy 33 product.” – Chris Parker, Jazzwise Magazine

Louise Gibbs deserves to be much more widely heard” – Dave Gelly, Sunday Observer

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Love You Madly

LOVE YOU MADLY: a celebration of the music of Duke Ellington

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Louise Gibbs (vocals) with Brian Priestley (piano) and Tony Coe (saxophones, clarinet)

“Louise Gibbs has complete command of her range and her intonation is enviable. In addition she has a timbre, a worldliness of expression, which is ideally suited to the programme.” – Alun Morgan, Blue Light, UK Duke Ellington Society

“…whether singing songs of yearning and regret or irony and hope, Ms Gibbs (is) a singer of much discernment…” – Musician Magazine

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More Questions Than Answers



Louise Gibbs (vocals); Jonathan Gee (piano); Jeremy Brown (bass); Winston Clifford (drums); and Renato D’Aiello (tenor saxophone)

“But the most impressive thing of all was that Louise Gibbs, Jonathan Gee, Winston Clifford and bassist Steve Rose were to be found just over an hour after the Jazz Factor had finished, launching the evening’s programme in style with a polished and seriously musical set which showed no sign of flagging energy or invention.” Ron Simpson – ‘The Jazz Rag’

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Listen to: Who Do You Think

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