Steve Banks | Guitarist | Educator

Steve Banks

GUITARIST | COMPOSER | EDUCATOR

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NEWS

 

‘THE STEVE BANKS QUINTET’ FEATURING ALL ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS TO BEGIN PERFORMANCES AUTUMN 2019

Steve Banks - Guitar

Rebecca Nash - Keys

Nick Dover - Sax

Jules Jackson - Bass

Mark Whitlam - Drums

STEVE BANKS QUINTET - UPCOMING GIGS:

18th September - Fringe Jazz, Bristol

27th September - Birmingham Rush Hour Blues, ICC Halls - FREE ENTRY!

OTHER UPCOMING GIGS:

16th October - Greg Cordez Band at Fringe Jazz, Bristol

20th October - Sara Colman Band at Teignmouth Jazz Festival


Steve appears on Sara Colman's album, 'What We're Made Of'. A collection of beautifully arranged and heartfelt compositions giving an insight into the rich musical world of this soulful musician.

Top 10 ALBUMS of 2018 ★★★★ - Jazzwise

Top 10 albums of the month -Bandcamp

5/5 - UK Vibe

The album, released on 28th September 2018, includes outstanding performances by some of the UK's finest Jazz musicians alongside The Carducci String Quartet.

Steve features on Electric, Acoustic, Baritone and Nylon String guitars and his composition 'Open' is also presented with string arrangements by Jonathan Silk.

Performances at Kings Place, London, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Manchester Jazz Festival and Birmingham CBSO Centre were followed by Birmingham Eastside Jazz Club featuring new arrangements of Joni Mitchell’s music.

** Sara’s full band with string quartet have recorded Joni Mitchell arrangements at Real World Studios. Release date coming soon! **

 
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