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Sean Gibbs – Album Launch (1st show)

Line-up:

Sean Gibbs – trumpet

Riley Stone-Lonergan – tenor

Rob Brockway – piano

Jay Davis – drums

Calum Gourlay – bass

 

About

Sean resides in London and is an in-demand performer across the UK and abroad. He is a member of the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (with which he has performed with guest soloists such as Kurt Elling, Joe Locke, Kenny Washington, Martin Taylor, Jazzmeia Horn, Bill Evans, Makoto Ozone and Mike Mainieri), Young Pilgrims, the Calum Gourlay Big Band, the Mike Fletcher Jazz Orchestra, the Martin Kershaw Octet and Paul Towndrow’s Keywork Orchestra. As a freelance musician, Sean has performed with Jim Rattigan’s Pavillon, Eliza Carthy’s Wayward Band and Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra, to name but a few.

Sean is also a prolific composer/arranger, having written many works for big band, including commissions for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Greater Manchester Jazz Orchestra. His compositions have been recorded by the Birmingham Jazz Orchestra and performed as far afield as the USA, by the University of Miami’s Frost Studio Jazz Band.

Sean describes the music and the idea behind When Can I See You Again?, his upcoming Ubuntu Music release: “The album features original music of mine, steeped in the jazz tradition, with a focus on lyrical melodies, hearty grooves and a deep association with the blues. The compositions are largely about celebrating the human connections that I’d sometimes taken for granted, many of which became sorely missed with the pandemic. It was an immense privilege to record these pieces with some of my favourite musicians on the London jazz scene, and I can’t wait to share them with you all.”

 

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