20:00 | Ireland, Galway - The Black Gate Cultural Centre
Curated by Aengus Hackett Music, the #JAZZGate Series pays tribute to the greatest jazz artists and composers of all time, as well as featuring local and visiting musicians - the absolute cream of the Irish Jazz scene.
We are delighted to announce that JAZZGate will run weekly up until the end of the year.
Although at home in a variety of musical styles, Cork Trombonist, Composer, Arranger, Paul Dunlea concentrates primarily on Jazz and Improvisation. This has furthered his reputation as one of Irelands most in demand musicians.
Live Jazz Quartet from 2pm during Sunday Brunch in Cafe en Seine
Like A Version are a modern swing band, playing modern pop & floorfillers in a vintage style, Featuring some of Ireland's best musicians, the band perform in full vintage wear, and will showcase their creative reworkings of songs in the unexpected styles of ragtime, swing, & boogie woogie.
Featuring some of Ireland’s finest professional musicians, over the years the band have accompanied many famous international jazz artists. Led by drummer Des Hopkins, the band are Ireland’s only professional band now playing in the Traditional Dixieland style.
A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that has been home to some of the finest jazz artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Ohio-raised saxophonist and composer Meilana Gillard emerged as a rising star on the New York scene while studying at the New School in the early 2000’s. She has worked with U.S. icons Charli Persip, Christian McBride and also Greg Osby, who released her debut album “Day One” on his ‘Inner Circle Music’ label in 2009.