Nikki Iles
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1963-05-16
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Nikki Iles

Nikki Iles Biography (Wikipedia)

Nikki Iles (born 16 May 1963) is an English jazz composer and musician, playing piano and accordion.

Iles was born in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, her parents both musicians (her father a drummer and her mother a pianist). She started her musical education at primary school, where she learnt to play the harmonica and the clarinet, and at eleven years old she won a junior exhibition at the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied clarinet and piano (1974–1981). She became a member of the Bedfordshire Youth Jazz Orchestra. As a result of her increasing involvement with jazz, she went on to the Leeds College of Music to study alto saxophone and piano (1981–1984).

She joined former husband Richard Iles' group Emanon (R. Iles trumpet, Mike Walker guitar, Iain Dixon saxophone). The members were also all founder members of the Creative Jazz Orchestra, alongside Vince Mendoza, Anthony Braxton, Mike Gibbs, Kenny Wheeler and Mark Anthony Turnage. Iles also began playing with several London-based bands, such as Steve Argüelles' group, Mick Hutton's Straight Face, Stan Sulzmann's quartet, and Tina May.

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Summertide
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Summertide
Stan Sulzmann
Stardust
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Stardust
Hoagy Carmichael
Stardust
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Stardust
Nikki Iles
Canopys
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Canopys
George Gershwin
My Man's Gone Now
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My Man's Gone Now
Stan Sulzmann & Nikki Iles, Stanley Sulzmann & Nikki Iles
Young and Foolish
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Young and Foolish

Young and Foolish

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Stan Sulzmann & Nikki Iles
Stanley Sulzmann
Stan Sulzmann & Nikki Iles
Nikki's Corner
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Nikki's Corner

Nikki's Corner

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Stan Sulzmann
The Printmakers & Nikki Iles And The Printmakers
High Lands (feat. Norma Winstone)
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High Lands (feat. Norma Winstone)

High Lands (feat. Norma Winstone)

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The Printmakers
Nikki Iles And The Printmakers
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Kenny Wheeler & Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler & Norma Winstone
My Soul
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My Soul

My Soul

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Kenny Wheeler & Norma Winstone
Kenny Wheeler
Norma Winstone
Nikki Iles and the Printmakers, featuring Norma Winstone & Nikki Iles
High Lands
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High Lands

High Lands

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Nikki Iles and the Printmakers, featuring Norma Winstone & Nikki Iles
Nikki Iles
Hush
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Hush
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Everybody's Song But My Own
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Everybody's Song But My Own
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In Your Own Sweet Way
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In Your Own Sweet Way
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You Must Believe in Spring/Spring Is Here
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You Must Believe in Spring/Spring Is Here
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Meditations
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Meditations
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Fly's Dilemma
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Fly's Dilemma
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Orbit
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Orbit
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