Nishla Smith voice, songs with Aaron Wood trumpet, Richard Jones piano, Joshua Cavanagh-Brierley bass, Johnny Hunter drums
Nishla Smith is a rising star jazz singer based in Manchester. Her new album ‘Friends with Monsters’, is on Whirlwind records on Nov 5th 2021.
Nishla is a City Music Foundation artist, and is currently part of Jazz North’s Northern Line artist roster. She appeared at Seven Arts along with Leeds saxophonist Emma Johnson in 2019. Her unique musical sensibility, along with this preoccupation with narrative is recurrent throughout a diverse array of musical projects. She’s recently made work for Opera North in Leeds, for Lancaster Jazz Festival and Manchester Collective.
Nishla Smith Quintet Sun 14 Nov 1.30pm @Seven Arts £10/8/5 Tix here https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jazzleeds