About Nikki Iles, Norma Winstone & Mark Lockheart

This trio of great musicians is one half of Nikki Iles’ very popular group The Printmakers.

Nikki Iles is not only a brilliant pianist but has shown herself in recent years to be an impressive writer for her big band which has recently been touring the UK.

Norma Winstone needs little introduction having been an influential singer and lyricist worldwide since the early 70’s, recording for ECM with Azimuth, Kenny Wheeler’s big bands and with her own Grammy nominated group.

Saxophonist Mark Lockheart has won many awards and is a member of the Mercury nominated group Polar Bear and has written extensively for his very successful group which explores and expands the music of Duke Ellington.

Together they play diverse selection of originals by Nikki, Ralph Towner, Vince Mendoza, Steve Swallow, Joni Mitchell, as well as their own take on some standards.