The Zoe Gilby Quintet featuring Tony Kofi
Winner of Parliamentary Jazz Awards Jazz Vocalist of the Year 2019 Zoë Gilby brings an engaging repertoire of story telling and atmosphere with a commanding mix of musical sophistication and dramatic edge. Zoë will be appearing with the exceptional award winning saxophonist Tony Kofi. Tony performs and records in the top flight having established himself over the years as an in-demand musician with the likes of Jazz Jamaica, Courtney Pine, Donald Byrd and Ornette Coleman.
A wide vocal range, warm timbre and clear diction which Zoë uses skilfully to unveil her moods. Its clear that shes already found her own voice.
- All About Jazz, USA
Tony Kofis full-bodied sound, clear articulation and committed attack carry the immediacy and impact of the established masters of the jazz saxophone...his improvisations.....tell stories and have emotional purpose
- Financial Times;
Zoe Gilby: Vocals
Tony Kofy: Saxophone
Mark Williams: Guitar
Andy Champion: Bass
John Bradford: Drums