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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.


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Nikki Iles / Karen Sharp Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 18/03/2017.
Nikki Iles / Karen Sharp Quartet, The Hive Music & Media Centre, Shrewsbury, 18/03/2017.

"As one would expect from musicians of this calibre the quality of the playing was excellent, this was a very classy performance. "

4 out of 5

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