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 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.