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
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.
Ian Mann enjoys the final day of the Festival and performances by Flying Machines, the Monty Alexander Trio and Bill Laurance and the WDR Big Band conducted by Bob Mintzer.