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Led Bib
Origin London, England
Genres Modern jazz
Years active 2003–present
Labels Cuneiform Records
Website www.ledbib.com
Members Mark Holub
Pete Grogan
Chris Williams
Liran Donin
Toby McLaren

Led Bib are a modern jazz group from London, England.[1] Their fourth album, Sensible Shoes, was shortlisted for the 2009 Mercury Prize.[2][3]


Mark Holub, the band's drummer and leader,[4] formed the group in 2003 while studying at Middlesex University.[5] Their debut album, Arboretum, won the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award in 2005.[6] Their second album, Sizewell Tea, followed in 2007. A limited-edition live album was released in 2008.[7] The band's fourth album, Sensible Shoes, was nominated for the 2009 Mercury Prize.[8] Their fifth album, Bring Your Own, was released on 7 February 2011.[9] In 2014, the band released the album The People in Your Neighbourhood and a live vinyl LP The Good Egg.[10] [11]

Band members[edit]



  1. ^ Lynch, Dave. "Sensible Shoes review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-07-22. 
  2. ^ Graham, Stephen (2009-07-21). "Led Bib and The Invisible Nominated For The Mercury". Jazzwise. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Mercury Prize 2009: The nominees". BBC. 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  4. ^ Fordham, John (1 May 2009). "Led Bib: Sensible Shoes". The Guardian. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  5. ^ "From Middlesex to Mercury – graduates Led Bib are nominated for top music award" (PDF) (Press release). Middlesex University. 2009-07-27. Retrieved 2009-09-03. 
  6. ^ "Peter Whittingham Jazz Award". Jazzwise. 2007-03-05. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  7. ^ "Led Bib Prepares for Mini-Tour". Jazzwise. 2008-10-22. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  8. ^ Nicholson, Stuart (2009-08-16). "Led Bib (Jazz Review)". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  9. ^ Smith, Sid (2011-01-31). "Mercury nominated jazz quintet’s latest is a thing of unfettered joy.". BBC Music. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  10. ^ Fordham, John (2014-04-17). "Led Bib: The People in Your Neighbourhood – best album yet from British jazz-rockers". Guardian News and Media. Retrieved 2014-05-02. 
  11. ^ Kitching, Sean (2014-04-25). "Led Bib: The People in Your Neighbourhood / The Good Egg". The Quietus. Retrieved 2014-05-02. 

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