Zoe Gilby’s Pannonica
Nik Svarc Quartet


Zoe Gilby’s Pannonica

Friday 14 January 2022

Zoe Gilby - Wakefield Jazz

The music of Thelonious Monk, as reimagined by Carmen McRae and now reinvigorated by Newcastle’s finest jazz singer Zoe Gilby, with her exceptional and exhilarating trio.

Zoe Gilby – vocals
Paul Edis – piano
Andy Champion – bass
Richard Brown – drums

Website: www.zoegilby.co.uk



Nik Svarc Quartet

Friday 21 January 2022

Nik Svarc - www.wakefieldjazz.org

New quartet led by the avuncular doyen of Leeds jazz guitarists Nik Svarc, playing originals and choice tunes, drawing on jazz, rock, blues and funk for some guaranteed foot-tapping head-scratching coruscating sounds.

Featuring Scott Devine of Scott’s Bass Lessons fame, Dave Walsh and Matt Ratcliffe.

Nik Svarc – Guitar
Richard Hammond – bass
Matt Ratcliffe – Piano/ Keys
Dave Walsh – Drums

“Guitarist Nik Svarc is certainly one to check out in the future.” – JazzWise

“Svarc’s pedal board enables him to produce myriad looping sounds but it is his guitar playing that truly dazzles.” – Bebop Spoken Here

“you’re getting great sounds… sounds awesome man” – Tim Lefebvre (Wayne Krantz/David Bowie/Tedeschi Trucks Band)

Website: https://niksvarc.com


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