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Led Bib

London based quintet led by US born drummer and composer Mark Holub and featuring twin alto saxophonists Chris Williams and Pete Grogan, keyboard player Toby McLaren and bassist Liran Donin. They have recorded six studio albums, the latest being “Umbrella Weather” (RareNoise Records, 2017)


ARTIST REVIEWS
Sensible Shoes
Sensible Shoes

""Sensible Shoes” shows evidence of Led Bib's growing maturity and confidence but without in any way diluting the band's trademark power and energy."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Live: Dempsey’s, Cardiff 10/06/2009
Live: Dempsey’s, Cardiff 10/06/2009

"Led Bib brew up a storm"

4 out of 5

Live Review


Live: London, Vortex 24/06/2009
Live: London, Vortex 24/06/2009

"Tim Owen with another look at band of the moment Led Bib"

4 out of 5

Live Review


Bring Your Own
Bring Your Own

"“Bring Your Own” consolidates Led Bib's position as one of the most exciting young groups around in any genre. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


Led Bib, Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London,28/02/2011.
Led Bib, Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London,28/02/2011.

"The first night of a short tour of the UK and EU. This is a great time to catch Led Bib live."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Led Bib, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 30/04/2014.
Led Bib, Dempsey’s, Cardiff, 30/04/2014.

"Ian Mann enjoys a live performance by Led Bib and takes a look at their new studio album "The People In Your Neighbourhood" plus the limited edition vinyl live album "The Good Egg"."

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


Umbrella Weather
Umbrella Weather

"Their tightest, most concentrated work to date, it's the sound of a band rejuvenated."

4-5 out of 5

Album Review


Led Bib, The Full Moon, Cardiff, 15/02/2017.
Led Bib, The Full Moon, Cardiff, 15/02/2017.

""Led Bib once more provided ample food for our musical souls. I exhort you to go and hear them playing live". Guest contributor Sean Wilkie enjoys the Led Bib experience in Cardiff. "

4-5 out of 5

Live Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

A Great Day in Leamington Spa, 07/07/2019.

Ian Mann on a memorable night of film & live music with a screening of the celebrated jazz documentary "A Great Day in Harlem" followed by a live performance by trumpeter Bruce Adams and his quartet.


Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Tom Ward - “Madwort’s Menagerie” and Tom Ward / Adam Fairhall Duo “Susurrus”.

Ian Mann enjoys the first two releases on multi-reed player, composer and improviser Tom Ward's Madwort micro-label.


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