'Kevin Lawlor is the leading voice of Jazz in the South-East of Ireland’ as quoted by the Irish Independent. Kevin Lawlor enjoyed a busy 2017 with sell out performances in Wexford Library and Wexford Arts Centre during the Opera Fringe festival as well as several themed shows focusing on particular iconic jazz artists during the year. He also played 5 shows with Mary Stokes Band during the Cork Jazz Festival. This trio will be performing jazz standards from the piano trio repertoire as well as some original music by Lawlor.
In the third of these monthly Jazz at Ranelagh Arts Centre, Emilie brings together some of Ireland's finest musicians in jazz and Brazilian music to explore the evocative melodies and grooves of the music from Brazil.
The Jam started in December 2013 and has become very popular among jazz lovers. It offers an ideal meeting point for like-minded musicians, it's centrally located, it has a relaxed atmosphere and it provides good quality back line equipment which is made available to all the Jam's participants.
The Hot House Big Band, Ireland’s most exciting big band, is comprised of seventeen full time professional musicians and, since their launch in early 2010 they have been amazing their audiences with their skill and competence.
Galway Jazz Festival is proud to celebrate Piano Day 2018 in the company of one of the world’s leading innovators in piano sound and design, and with one of Ireland’s most creative and accomplished musicians.