Louise Dodds 'The Story Needs an Ending'

Album Launch

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Last Show: Monday 7 th March 2022

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Scottish jazz vocalist Louise Dodds will be launching her new album, 'The Story Needs an Ending', at PizzaExpress Dean Street this evening. The album is a collection of deeply personal songs, all written by Louise, that are both moving and uplifting, covering subjects such as female intuition, loss and grief, and learning to trust life again. The songs are rooted in jazz but also with songwriting at their core, and come from a deeply honest place. Louise will be joined on stage by fellow Scots Tom Gibbs (piano), Calum Gourlay (double bass) and Alyn Cosker (drums).


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"Depth and warmth in spadefuls"

Linley Hamilton, BBC Radio Ulster

The album was recorded in May and June 2021 in Glasgow, and is Louise’s first album in 9 years. Her last album, ‘Fly’, was released in 2013 and featured the incredible talents John Pearce, Dave Green, Steve Brown and Martin Shaw. 

Louise is a much loved and well respected jazz musician and songwriter from Edinburgh, and has been performing around the UK and overseas since 2005, with highlights including performances at the London and Edinburgh Jazz Festivals, opening for Norma Winstone MBE and working with some of the top jazz musicians in the UK. In January 2022, Louise was selected Artist of the Week in The Scotsman.


Band Line Up

Louise Dodds (vocals)

Tom Gibbs (piano)

Calum Gourlay (double bass)

Alyn Cosker (drums)