Gogo Penguin is a British contemporary jazz trio hailing from Manchester. The group consists of Chris Illingworth on piano, Nick Blacka on bass, and Jon Scott on drums. With their unique blend of electronic and acoustic sounds, Gogo Penguin has gained recognition for their innovative approach to jazz music.
Formed in 2009, Gogo Penguin quickly made a name for themselves with their debut album "Fanfares" in 2012. Since then, they have released several critically acclaimed albums including "v2.0", "Man Made Object", and "A Humdrum Star". Their music showcases their virtuosic skills as individual musicians while also highlighting their tight-knit collaboration as a trio.
Gogo Penguin's sound is characterized by intricate melodies, complex rhythms, and atmospheric textures. Drawing inspiration from various genres such as classical music, electronica, and hip-hop, they create a captivating sonic experience that pushes the boundaries of traditional jazz.