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Steve Banks is a guitarist, composer, band leader and session musician.

Steve’s latest project is a quintet comprising musicians from the forefront of UK jazz 

Sam Crockatt – saxophone

Rebecca Nash – piano 

Henrik Jensen – bass 

Mark Whitlam – drums

The Steve Banks Quintet present Steve’s original compositions encompassing powerful modern jazz, deep contemporary grooves, Brazilian influences, lush harmonies and memorable melodies. 

After a 2021/22 UK tour, the quintet recorded ‘Emboldened’, an Arts Council England supported suite of Steve’s original music reflecting the response of individuals and society to global challenges. The Emboldened suite features alongside three new compositions on his upcoming debut album to be released on Stoney Lane Records followed by a June/July 2023 tour.

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"Purposeful precision and smart invention . . . tightly written, long unfolding melodic structures weaving the musicians into braided landscapes . . . deserving of a much wider audience" Jazzwise"Steve Banks evokes a Metheny-esque lyricism" - Jazzwise "Steve Banks brings a crisp lyricism that mimics Colman's flight patterns then deviates in fascinating directions" - Bandcamp "A remarkable guitarist" - Fringe Jazz "Skilled, flowing guitar"Bebop Spoken Here

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