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Led Bib

Jez Nelson presents a concert given at the Vortex jazz club in London in which prog jazz group Led Bib play music from their album The People in Your Neighbourhood.

Prog-jazz outfit Led Bib celebrate their tenth anniversary, in concert at The Vortex, London.

Once fittingly described by the Wire Magazine as sounding "like a hot chainsaw through butter", drummer Mark Holub and his searing quintet Led Bib have marked a decade of music-making with tireless energy and an irreverence for genre boundaries. Amassing five albums and a Mercury Prize nomination along the way, the group returned to the location of their debut album release in Dalston for a three-day residency to celebrate the occasion. Performing music from their latest record "The People in Your Neighbourhood", Holub is joined by the twin altos of Pete Grogan and Chris Williams who take the lead in anthemic melodies and urgent improvisations, whilst powerhouse bassist Liran Donin and keys player Toby McLaren propel the band through heavy riffing and angular, psychedelic excursions.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Miranda Hinkley.

1 hour, 30 minutes


Music Played

  • New Releases

    • Partisans

      Flip The Sneck

      Composer: Julian Siegel

      • Swamp.
      • Whirlwind Recordings.
    • Quadraceratops


      Composer: Cath Roberts

      • Quadraceratops.
      • Efpi.
    • John Coltrane


      Composer: John Coltrane

      • Offering.
      • Resonance Records.
  • Led Bib answer questions from the fans

  • Led Bib in concert at the Vortex, London on the 1 May 2014

    • Line up: Chris Williams (alto saxophone); Pete Grogan (alto saxophone); Toby McLaren (keyboards);

    • Liran Donin (double bass); Mark Holub (drums)

    • Led Bib

      Curly Kale

      Composer: Mark Holub

    • Led Bib

      This Roofus

      Composer: Mark Holub

    • Led Bib

      Recycling Saga

      Composer: Mark Holub

    • Led Bib

      New Teles

      Composer: Mark Holub

    • Led Bib

      Imperial Green

      Composer: Mark Holub

  • New Release

    • Arve Henriksen


      Composer: Arve Henriksen

      • Nature of Connections.
      • Rune Grammofon.

Led Bib

Led Bib
Photos by Matt Crossick


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