Naadia Sheriff – Piano/Synth “Dazzling Pianist” – The Times The newest member of ISQ, Naadia Sheriff is a consummate Jazz pianist but can turn her gifted hand to most musical styles. Since graduating from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Naadia has become an established performer on the British Jazz scene working both in …
“…Performed midway between jazz and soul, Serra occupies terrain Billie Holiday would find familiar. Sade too…”
Matthew Ruddick gives his views on the new ISQ album – click to read. “ISQ repay the faithful with a new twist on their classic sound.”
Click here for the review of ISQ at The Elgar Room for The Late Night Jazz Series by Matt Ruddick for KindOfJazz.
Well, it happened…and it was great! All those beautiful people who came out on a blustery, wet Monday night to fill The Hideaway in Streatham, witnessed ‘the strength of the band’s compositions and (a) fine performance…’ – here is the full review from Matthew Ruddick @kindofjazz
Two new reviews of ‘TOO’ – one in Italian for all you bilingualists on allaboutjazz.com by Luca Muchetti and the other (in English) on kindofjazz.com by Matthew Ruddick – many thanks, gentlemen, for such glowing, insightful reviews!
“ISQ are rightly ambitious to reach beyond a pure jazz audience and were “TOO’ to reach the ears of, say, a Gilles Peterson it remains a distinct possibility.” Phil Barnes – All About Jazz ‘TOO’ album launch, sells out the Pizza Express, Soho, London (TimeOut – Critics Choice) “Singer Irene Serra has a strong stage …
-isq ‘TOO’ launch @Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London
A quick post to test out our advanced website programming skills (!) and to post a link to some reviews on allaboutjazz.com – Bruce Lindsay did a wonderful review of our new album ‘TOO’ and Phil Barnes has just added an ‘extended analysis’ to complement this – both brilliantly written, forward thinking pieces. Thank you, gentlemen!
It was brought to our attention that we were somewhat remiss to not add this sparkling review of the ISQ debut album by Bruce Lindsay to the website…in other words, ‘we was told off’ – and quite rightly so!! Click and read – here
ISQ, the album, has been given a beautiful review on AllAboutJazz.com by Bruce Lyndsay. Read it here…