LP released: Nov 17, 2023
FACE TO FACE [LP] (GREEN MARBLE VINYL)
Celebrating her 60th birthday, Nikki Iles, one UK's most unsung jazz virtuoso, is set to release "Face to Face," collaboration with the illustrious NDR Bigband. This highly anticipated album stands as a resounding testament to the unmatched quality, meticulous artistry, and virtuosity of these extraordinary musicians. "Face to Face" marks a transformative turning point, propelling her artistry onto a grand stage where it rightfully belongs. Her piano compositions bear an unparalleled emotional depth, captivating listeners with each exquisite note." Joined by the NDR Bigband, known for their impeccable performances and musical prowess, this album delves into the heart of contemporary jazz. Together, they craft a sonic tapestry that redefines the genre and transcends conventions. Beyond a mere celebration, "Face to Face" is a revelation of Nikki Iles' genius and a testament to her impact on the music world. It offers an intimate encounter with her raw talent and undeniable charisma. With each listen, "Face to Face" unravels the layers of Nikki Iles' musical brilliance, perfectly complemented by the grandeur of the NDR Bigband. This album invites us into the magic of true artistry. "Face to Face" is an album that will leave an indelible mark on the world of jazz and beyond.