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Tales from the far Side 13.10.22 Momen'ts Notice. Reflection on John Coltrane

On this edition I feature some of the greatest composition by John Coltrane interpreted by artists like Keith Jarrett, Chucho Valdes, Joe Pass, Archie Shepp, Dave Liebman, Lakecia Benjamin and of course the master himself

Preview of Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2022

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival fast approaches and I wanted to send out a preview of the jazz events happening on the October Bank Holiday Weekend.

There will be a healthy mix of acts in this post, some headline, some not and some real gems but as always everything will be in the jazz event calendar on the website. With over 100 upcoming events listed on the website you are sure to find something you like.

It will be too overwhelming to cover everything in a single post so I will be following this up with a newsletter on Wednesday. Hopefully this small selection gives you a taste of what is on offer in Cork this year.

The Hot Box 087 – Best Female Jazz Artists Past & Present

The Hot Box 87 - in which we celebrate some of the best female jazz artists past and present

Scratching the surface in just an hour, we can listen to a few of the female jazz musicians that have been prominent, but in such a talented minority, for the 100 or so years of jazz music.