NIMBUS SEXTET are a major new talent on the UK jazz scene, signed to the internationally renowned Acid Jazz Records. Led by pianist/keyboardist and harmonica player Joe Nichols, the Glaswegian contemporary jazz outfit plays infectious original music that spans the jazz, world music and funk spectrum. Nimbus Sextet’s fresh take on jazz blends instantly relatable melodic hooks with driving grooves, sophisticated musicianship and episodic compositions.
“Diverse musical intelligence is regularly evident… Leader Joe Nichols’ keyboards are clearly a strength, cutting against the groove and clearing space for more personal expression” – JAZZWISE
The critically acclaimed debut album from Nimbus Sextet, DREAMS FULFILLED (Acid Jazz Records)
“With UK jazz seeing many of its artists continue to ascend to increasing heights of success, including Nubya Garcia, Joe Armon-Jones, Moses Boyd, Daniel Casimir… Nimbus Sextet’s ‘Dreams Fulfilled’ presents their vision of contemporary jazz as a project warranting a seat at the table.” – UK VIBE
“It’s easy to see why a bidding war ensued for these young men’s exclusivity. Another welcome addition to the evolving UK jazz scene” – TRUTH & LIES
DREAMS FULFILLED is out now on Acid Jazz Records (Jamiroquai, James Taylor Quartet, The Brand New Heavies). Jazz FM have championed the band, and critics have placed them alongside luminaries such as Nubya Garcia and Joe Armon Jones. Their breakthrough singles, Trap Door and Lily White, made Jazz FM’s B List and were on heavy rotation for several months. Nimbus Sextet were subsequently awarded Jazz’s FM’s Album Of The Week in late 2020. Received to widespread critical acclaim by Jazzwise, Jazzed, Clash Magazine, BBC 6Music (Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show) and radio stations worldwide, Nimbus Sextet are primed to take their engaging sound to growing audiences in all corners of the globe.