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The blog is dedicated to Irish Jazz and to the fans, musicians and venues that support it. if you have any content you would like to add to the blog please get in touch.

Tales from the far Side 29.07.21 Jazz at a hot Irish Summer Day

On this week's edition I celebrate the hot Irish Summer with a selection of summer-themed Jazz also suitable for a rainy day cheering you up with the music of Dave Brubeck, Louis Armstrong, Art Blakey, Wolfgang Schlueter, Dave Holland's Aziza, Marius Neset, Keith Jarrett and others.

Arboreal Tour Announced - Carole Nelson Trio

The Carole Nelson Trio released their second album Arboreal in February 2020, which has since received glowing acclaim, including the Irish Times top ten albums of the year and All About Jazz Magazine Album of the year 2020. The Carole Nelson Trio are now going on an 8-date tour around Ireland in August / September. Ticket numbers will be limited so do book early!

Tales from the far Side 22.07.21 A Breeze of Jamaica - The Best in Jazz

On this edition you can enjoy "a Breeze of Jamaica" and you can dance to the rhythms and groove of Caribbean-and-Jamaican influenced Jazz by one of the pioneering and innovative voices of this genre, with music by Monty Alexander, Ernest Ranglin, the Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Courtney Pine, Lenny Hibbert, Andy Hamilton, Joe Harriott, the Jazz Warriors and many others.

Bobby Mc Releases Latest Single - Fire & Rain

Friday, July 23rd, 2021 - ‘Fire & Rain’ is the latest single release from Jazz singer Bobby Mc. Based in Drumcondra, Bobby Mc is a young, exciting Jazz artist on the Irish music scene. Bobby first appeared on the professional music scene in Dublin at just 16, guided by his parents who have been playing for 30 years, he started as the halftime act. As a young adult, he took his first steps on his own into the music world and would soon be seen on TV stations and Theatres alike. His musical influences include Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum, Carole King and James Taylor. Bobby’s version of ‘Fire & Rain’ is a unique rendition that brings a jazz and swing style to the track.

Tales from the far Side 15.07.21 Parker or Pres ! and all magic inbetween and beyond

On this edition I'd like to explore the music and vision of Charlie Parker and Lester Young, two different figures in the history of Jazz, who also had very much in common and influenced generations of young musicians, exploring

PARKER OR PRES, or both and all magic inbetween and beyond.

Jazz Mine No. 314 Saturday 10th July 2021 incl. Phil Ware Trio & Matthew Halpin

On this episode of Jazz Mine from Sean Brophy you can hear tracks from Nat King Cole, Mick Mulligan & George Melly, Miles Davis, Tony Bennett, Phil Ware Trio and more..........Saturdays 5PM on dublincityfm.ie

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