Sean Gibbs – trumpet
Riley Stone-Lonergan – tenor sax
Rob Brockway – piano
Calum Gourlay – bass
Jay Davis – drums
The Sean Gibbs Quintet perform original music steeped in the jazz tradition, with a focus on lyrical melodies, hearty grooves and a deep connection to the blues. Their critically acclaimed debut album ‘When Can I See You Again?’ was released with Ubuntu Music and awarded a five star review in BBC Music Magazine. It has been featured heavily on Jazz FM, BBC Radio 6 and BBC Radio 3.
Sean’s performing credits include the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (with guest soloists such as Kurt Elling, Joe Locke, Kenny Washington and Jazzmeia Horn), the Calum Gourlay Big Band, Georgia Cécile and Daniel Casimir. His recent big band album Confluence was nominated for Best Album at the 2023 Scottish Jazz Awards.
In November 2022 he released a big band album Confluences
London Jazz News – “When I spot trumpeter Sean Gibbs in a band my spirits lift; I know there will be spot on ensemble playing and expertly-turned, beautifully toned solos”
Herald Scotland – “Gibbs’ music has bags of personality and his soloing is full of ideas, now cool and reflective, now fast and assertive, now downright mischievous.”