EPK - Sean Gibbs

Trumpeter and Composer/Arranger
Sean Gibbs is a trumpet player and composer from Edinburgh. After growing
up playing jazz with various local and national ensembles, he enrolled on the
BMus (hons) jazz course at Birmingham Conservatoire aged 18. He is
currently in his fourth and final year of the course, having studied with
esteemed trumpet players Percy Pursglove and Richard Iles, alongside many
international guest artists. Performance highlights to date include gigs at the
London, Manchester and Edinburgh Jazz Festivals, Frankfurt’s Jazzkeller and
the finals of the 2013 and 2014 Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year
competitions. Sean has also written numerous works for big band, including
an arrangement for the legendary vocalist Norma Winstone. His debut big
band album will be recorded by the newly formed Birmingham Jazz
Orchestra, and is due for release in the summer of 2015.
Sean Gibbs Quintet recordings:
Big band compositions/arrangements:
Live videos: http://seangibbs.com/?page_id=176
Contact details:
[email protected]
07504 958071
Jazzwise - “One to watch”
Glasgow Hearld - “Great tone”
Caledonian Mercury – “Belting with grace and confidence”