Sarah Gillespie is an American/British singer songwriter working with some of the hottest young jazz musicians on the UK scene. Known for mixing blues, folk & jazz with her streetwise poetic lyrics, Gillespie's new album 'Wishbones' was launched at the Southbank's Purcell Room followed by a sellout show the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho. Gillespie played her new music live on BBC Woman's Hour & has received some outstanding accolades from the UK press.
Anglo-American songstress digs into her folk, alt-country roots, with 3 critically acclaimed albums under her belt and a host of 4 and 5 star reviews from the British broadsheet and music press, 'Roundhouse Bounty' sees Gillespie join forces with Chaz Jankle, who co-wrote 'Raging Glory', plus Mercury nominated composer Kit Downes on hammond organ and piano.
Line Up: Sarah Gillespie– Voice, Kit Downes - piano/organ, Laura Jurd - trumpet, Chris Montague - guitar, James Maddren - drums and Ruth Gollar - bass.
'Alive with her characteristic wit, savvy and sensitivity. Album of the year.' The Arts Desk ★★★★★
'Like Dylan on amphetamines' The Financial Times ★★★★
'Her witty, free-flowing originals on Wishbones have a beat poet's eye for observation' Jazzwise ★★★★
'Superior lyrics & compositional acumen flourish in the hands of a truly powerful band.' R&R Magazine ★★★★★
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