Scottish born, London based double bass player who has recorded with pianists Kit Downes and Sam Leak, saxophonists Trish Clowes, Rachael Cohen, George Crowley and Josh Arcoleo and drummer Dave Hamblett. He also performs with the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra.Gourlay’s first album as a leader, “Live at The Ridgeway”
(Two Rivers Records, 2015) is a recording for solo double bass.
"Gourlay retains a strong melodic focus throughout, his technical ability is unquestioned and overall these performances are commendably absorbing and accessible. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on the final day of the Festival and performances by Led Bib, Asha Parkinson, Tara Cunningham. Isobella Burnham and Eddie Gomez.
"Super Saturday". Ian Mann visits five different venues for performances by Daylight Music, Gareth Lockrane Big Band, Jean Toussaint Sextet, Whirlwind Jazz Orchestra and Ben Williams & Sound Effect