Nikki Iles director

Academy professor Nikki Iles presents a concert featuring some of her own acclaimed large ensemble music and other pieces by leading jazz composers and arrangers from around the world.

Programme:

Nikki Iles (b 1963)
Wild Oak

Maria Schneider (b 1960)
Choro Dançado

Nikki Iles (b 1963)
Caged Bird

Carla Bley (b 1936)
Step Mother

Maria Schneider (b 1960)
Dance You Monster to My Soft Song

Christine Jensen (b 1970)
Blue Yonder

Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)
Scorpio

Nikki Iles (b 1963)

Red Ellen

Choro Dançado and Dance You Monster to My Soft Song are used by permission of Maria Schneider.

Imogen Churchill vocals

Sam Norris flute

Zoë Tweed horn

Nick Willsher and Lewis Sallows alto saxophone

Matt Cook and Emma Rawicz-Szczerbo tenor saxophone

Matthew Berrill baritone saxophone/bass clarinet

Tom Walsh (staff), Brinley Heywood-Snell, Ewan Parkin and Alex Ridout trumpet

Harvey Tongs, Harry Whitty and Max McLeish trombone

Daniel Higham bass trombone

Qianyu Zhang accordion

Ben Quinn and Rosie Taylor guitar

Matt Carter and Lukas de Rungs piano

Alasdair Pennington and Tom Dickson drums

John Williamson bass