Nikki Iles at Herts Jazz Club

16:01 24 April 2014

Nikki Iles

Nikki Iles

Archant

One of the UK’s finest composers and pianists, Nikki Iles, plays Herts Jazz Club this Sunday, April 27.

A well-respected jazz educator, twice nominated for the Parliamentary Jazz Education Award, she currently teaches at the Royal Academy, Guildhall and Trinity as well as Middlesex University.

She was a graduate of Leeds College of Music and while in Yorkshire she became a favourite accompanist at the Wakefield Jazz club for luminaries such as Dick Morrisey, Jim Mullen, Pete King, Iain Ballamy, Scott Hamilton, Art Farmer and Teddy Edwards.

Playing highlights in the last couple of years have included The Julian Arguelles Octet, The Kenny Wheeler Big Band, The Printmakers with Norma Winstone and Mike Walker, Martin Speake’s ECM tour and Renga with Rufus Reid.

Her quartet for the evening will also comprise Stan Sulzman, saxes, Arnie Somogyi, bass, and Clark Tracey, drums.

The evening at the Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City, gets underway at 7.30pm. Tickets in advance from www.hertsjazz.co.uk/currentseason.html are £5 students/£9 members/£11 concessions/£13 full.

On the door they are £5 students/£9 members/£11 concessions/£13 full.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:14

Staff at Royston and Villages Children’s Centre have praised a craft shop owner for making funky knitted breasts for them to use in breastfeeding classes and drop-in sessions.

Yesterday, 10:42

Youngsters in Royston got to take part in two Kiddies Carnival craft sessions at Royston and District Museum last week.

Yesterday, 08:55

The parents of a one-year-old girl who died of blood cancer in 2010 said the fundraiser they held at the newly-renovated Royston Day Nursery was very emotional.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Visitors were wowed by some blooming good displays on Saturday at the Fowlmere and Thriplow Gardening Club’s annual show.

”North

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up