Westport Jazz has taken its first steps in 2019 to bring high-quality live jazz to Westport. It aims to develop the jazz audience in Westport and County Mayo and to add to the current jazz scene. With the support of local sponsors it has programmed a series of concerts for the Autumn/Spring season that will delight the listener or jazz fan in the West.
Limerick Jazz has been promoting music in the mid-west of Ireland for over 35 years. We run spring and autumn seasons which feature the best of live Irish and international contemporary Jazz. The last five years have seen regular promotions of local artists by organizations such as Speakeasy Jazz, concert appearances by Wayne Shorter; Bobby McFerrin; and Bela Fleck and visits from Jazz greats like Chris Potterl; Thomasz Stanko; John Abercrombie; Manu Katche; Guy Barker; and Soweto Kinch.
Ireland’s leading jazz piano trio, with pianist Phil Ware (our Jazz curator), bassist Dave Redmond and drummer Kevin Brady. There is reason why they are “one of the hardest-working jazz trios in the country” (Irish Times)
Lunchtime concert at 1.05 performing selections from the works of famous jazz composers and the Great American Songbook.
Join us for Dinner and Jazz Thursdays with Irish guitarist Hugh Buckley and Scottish guitarist Nigel Clark. The highly revered duo are well know, talented musicians having supported and performed throughout the world. A must see in Dublin 9.
One of the most gifted pianists and imaginative composers on the European scene. Gwilym Simcock moves effortlessly between jazz and classical music, with a harmonic sophistication and subtle dovetailing of musical traditions.
19:00 | Ireland, Donegal - Regional Cultural Centre
The Brazilian guitarrist and composer has stood out with mix of Gypsy Jazz and the roots of Brazilian music, invited by guitarist Robin Nolan participated with his trio at Django Amsterdam Gypsy jazz festival 2017, also Django Northwest fest 2018 and recently alongside the Romanian virtuoso violin based in Brazil, Florian Cristea at the Django Fest Mill Valley 2019