Nikki Iles / Karen Sharp Quartet
Quartet seen by Ian at The Hive, Shrewsbury, 18/03/2017. Co-leaders Nikki Iles (piano) and Karen Sharp (tenor sax) were joined by Dave Green (double bass) and Steve Brown (drums). In 2011 this quartet released the album “Spirit”, recorded under Sharp’s name, on Trio Records.
"As one would expect from musicians of this calibre the quality of the playing was excellent, this was a very classy performance. "
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
It's good to see a “cutting edge” festival returning to Birmingham again, especially one that is so supportive of young, up and coming musicians.
Guest contributor Trevor Bannister on a "a fascinating day spent at a church near Shepperton, where producer Andy Cleyndert was recording Scott Willcox's ten-piece big band for his Trio label".