Sarah Gillespie Quartet

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Last Show: Friday 18 th January 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Anglo-American songstress Sarah Gillespie has received widespread critical acclaim for her 4 albums that mix  folk, jazz & blues with her trademark poetic lyricism. Tonight she will be performing material for her new album Wishbones plus songs from her back catalogue.

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"Wishbones is so alive with her characteristic wit, savvy and sensitivity.. without doubt my album of the year."

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As a teenager, Gillespie busked across America  and returned to the UK where she received a first class honours degree in literature and a Masters in Philosophy and Politics. She went on to perform across Europe, the UK and the USA with appearances on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, Start the Week and Loose Ends plus airplay on BBC Radio 2, 3 and local stations world wide reaching millions of listeners. In 2017 her debut collection of poetry 'Queen Ithaca Blues' was published by Oxford's Albion Beatnik Press.

Band Lineup

Sarah Gillespie (guitar, vocals)

Chris Montague (drums)

Tom Cawley (piano)

Emiliano Caroselli (drums)

Special guest - Laura Jurd (trumpet)