On tour to promote their debut album, The Nimbus Sextet are gaining recognition as a major new talent on the British progressive Jazz/ Funk/ World music scene, earning them a support slot with the legendary Gilles Peterson and repeated airplay on the acclaimed Worldwide FM Cosmodelica radio show for contemporary music. Tonight's Bristol appearance promises to be a treat, and Leftbank are proud to welcome them to the stage - come early to avoid disappointment!
‘Top Scottish ensemble with an eye on jazz and world music' - London Jazz News
Led by Joe Nichols (Keys & Harmonica), Nimbus Sextet are a new Glasgow based contemporary jazz group playing original music that spans the jazz & world music spectrum. Marrying Afro-Cuban and other world music influences with post-bop, hip-hop and funk, their music channels a unique rhythmic energy and interlaces this with rich melodic ideas.