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)
""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."
"Led Bib brew up a storm"
"Tim Owen with another look at band of the moment Led Bib"
"“Bring Your Own” consolidates Led Bib's position as one of the most exciting young groups around in any genre. "
"The first night of a short tour of the UK and EU. This is a great time to catch Led Bib live."
"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"."
"Their tightest, most concentrated work to date, it's the sound of a band rejuvenated."
""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. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.