ISQ 'Requiem for the Faithful'

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Following their last sold-out show, ISQ, the critically-acclaimed alt-jazz quartet from London, return to PizzaExpress Jazz Club to perform an evening of original music. The music will be drawn from their third and latest release 'Requiem For The Faithful' and the band will also be premiering some brand new material. Described as 'EST with vocals', this crossover jazz outfit embrace songwriting in their own inimitable style and weave musical stories of rare intensity. Expect an evening of melodramatic jazz-pop with improvisation! The band features Irene Serra on vocals and electronics, Naadia Sheriff on piano and synth, Richard Sadler on double bass and electronics and Chris Nickolls on drums and electronics.

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"...Their arrangements draw on jazz, rock and electronic music, using the skills of the band’s individuals to the full, in music which is uniquely theirs..."

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After a sold-out show 2 years ago, ISQ, the critically-acclaimed alt-jazz quartet from London, return to PizzaExpress Jazz Club to perform an evening of original music from their third and latest release "Requiem For The Faithful". ISQ are Irene Serra (vocals - Wynton Marsalis, Norma Winstone, US3), Richard Sadler (double bass - founding member of the Neil Cowley Trio), Naadia Sheriff (piano - Yazz Ahmed, Hermeto Pascoal) and Chris Nickolls (drums - Andy Sheppard, Jean Touissant).  

Described as "EST with vocals", this crossover jazz outfit embrace songwriting in their own inimitable style. Their unique use of beautiful melodies, space and dynamics coupled with Serra’s evocative lyrics weave stories of a rare intensity. Each song creates a visual storyline that connects to an audience well beyond the jazz one.

It is in a live setting that ISQ really show their jazz roots, expanding the framework of the songs and relishing in the musical spontaneity and interplay. Catch this highly-anticipated band when you get the chance.

http://www.isqmusic.com/

Band Lineup

Irene Serra (vocals/electronics)

Richard Sadler (double bass/electronics)

Naadia Sheriff (piano/synth)

Chris Nickolls (drums/electronics)