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Fifth Element

In classical thought, the four elements are earth, water, air and fire. The fifth element, quintessence or spirit, is captured in the music we love to play. A jazz quintet featuring Dave Coules, Jack Gelbloom, Ron Johnston, Glenn Anderson and Nina Richmond.

Awards

Winner of Best Jazz Album 9th Annual OWMR Awards 2021 One of the top 5 vocal jazz albums of 2021 Jim Dupuis ("Jimmy Jazz"), CFBX 92.5FM The X


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Take Effect Reviews says: "A dynamic quintet spearheaded by the saxophone extraordinaire Dave Coules, Fifth Element have been plugging away since 2016 with their collective strength that radiates timeless jazz qualities amid much creativity..."

Jazz Weekly says: "Upbeat swinging sounds and optimistic vocals are delivered by the live-sounding team of Dale Scaife/p, Dave Coules/ts, Glenn Anderson/dr, Ron Johnston/b and girl-next-door vocalist Nina Richmond..."

Ivan Rod says: "...The wait has been worth it all. The twelve standards that the ensemble takes care of are in fact superbly arranged by Coules and just as superbly redeemed by his ensemble..."

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voice / vocals
Ella Fitzgerald
voice / vocals
Stacey Kent
voice / vocals
Julie London
voice / vocals
New York Voices
voice / vocals

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Fifth Element

Self Produced
2020

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A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

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I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

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