KIM Trio

Helena Kay – tenor saxophone
Ferg Ireland – double bass
David Ingamells – drums

KIM Trio is led by tenor saxophonist Helena Kay (Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2015), and features Ferg Ireland (Kansas Smittys) on double bass and David Ingamells (Yamaha Jazz Scholarship 2013) on drums. The trio performed at the Glasgow Jazz Festival in the summer of 2016 and played live on BBC Radio 3’s Jazz Now for the opening night of the London Jazz Festival, as well as another gig in the Festival on the Barbican Freestage. Inspired by greats such as Sonny Rollins and Antonio Carlos Jobim, and by contemporary names like Melissa Aldana and Larry Goldings, the trio enjoy performing a varied mixture of Helena’s originals and tunes from the jazz canon.

Videos recorded live at Jazz Nursery, February 2017
1) KIM Trio
2) L and D
3) Strawberry Terrace