- Zoe Gilby
Zoe Gilby is an English jazz singer from Newcastle.
"Zoë Gilby is a UK jazz vocalist and songwriter that has been making a real impression on the jazz scene today. A constantly expanding repertoire that starts with her compelling original compositions written with double bassist husband Andy Champion and performed by her highly accomplished band, which features guitarist Mark Williams and drummer Richard Brown. Her stockpile of music also reaches a wide range of more contemporary material from composers such as Pink Floyd through to Kate Bush. Also included in her varied programme are some superb interpretations of "The Great American Songbook"
Her influences are many and include Carmen McRae, Nancy Wilson, Sheila Jordan and Roberta Gambarini. For her original pieces Zoë finds much of her creative inspiration from songwriters as diverse as Bob Dylan to David Frishberg."