Concert of the Week

CONCERT OF THE WEEK

                                       ZOE GILBY & ANDY CHAMPION

                                           Saturday,  September 20th, 2014

Zoe GILBY PORTRAIT

Zoë Gilby is a jazz vocalist and songwriter that has been making a real impression on the jazz scene today. A repertoire starting with her compelling original compositions written with double bassist husband Andy Champion and performed by her highly accomplished band, guitarist Mark Williams and drummer Richard Brown. Her stockpile of music reaches a wide range of more contemporary material from composers such as Pink Floyd to Kate Bush. Also included are some superb interpretations of “The Great American Songbook” Her influences include Carmen McRae, Sheila Jordan, Kate Bush and Joni Mitchell Twice she has received touring support from Jazz Services and has performed with some of the UK top jazz musicians, including Jim Mullen Organ Trio, Dave Newton, Alan Barnes and Tony Faulkner.

 For this Saturdays concert Zoë has teamed up with her husband, the innovative and powerful double bassist Andy Champion for a voice and double bass duo. Inspired by the legendary Sheila Jordan, this exciting project has been taking audiences by storm throughout the UK and Europe and highlights her ingenuity in interpreting a lyric. http://www.zoegilby.co.uk/ http://www.youtube.com/user/ZoeGilbyMusic https://twitter.com/ZoeGilbyMusic https://www.facebook.com/ZoeGilby