Formed in the spring of 2000, SGQ have toured extensively throughout the UK and Ireland and will be embarking upon their first foray into Germany in the autumn of 2005. Inspired by Celtic, Modern, Classical and Jazz genres, fused with World influences to create music that combines these diverse styles producing a powerfully elegant, eclectic sound that is truly distinctive. Each musician has his own individual style, a vital ingredient in any ensemble however; the textures and timbres emanating from four acoustic guitars produce an electrifying experience for every listener.
A truly gifted guitarist and prolific composer not only for SGQ, but writing for numerous groups including media broadcast/film projects. Ged also works with a Hollywood composer of note for a filmscoring program as well as busying himself with educational programs and having input with new sample products.
Signed to New York label Arkadia, Nigel is a stunning performer who has worked with everyone from pop group Hue and Cry to Jazz singer Carol Kidd. An unbelievably gifted guitarist, he has a worldwide reputation that continues to grow.
A truly awesome guitarist and composer who not only worked in the London scene at the very highest level for over a decade, but toured extensively with Barbara Thompson, Shakatak and recently Jamie Cullum.
Without doubt a rare and incredible musical talent busy not only in the Jazz field but across the Scottish folk scene as well. Recently honoured in his home country by receiving a prestigious Creative Scotland award, Kevin has numerous album releases and has toured extensively across Europe and the US.