Launched originally as Colours Afrobeat Foundation – ‘Boye PapaGee (Gboyega Akerele) is a Belgian/Nigerian (Yoruba) born drummer/percussionist, saxophonist, singer/song-writer, musical director/producer, cultural envoy and custodian, overseer and keeper of authentic, genuine Afrobeat in Ireland; he is the founder and leader of Colours Afrobeat a 12-piece Band, Ireland’s first and foremost multicultural Afrobeat band that premiered before a sold out audience at the Drogheda Arts Centre.
The evocative melodies and grooves from some of Brazil's leading composers Jobim, Nascimento, Bosco, Powell, Joyce & more Featuring "Yemanjä" an original art-music collaboration between Emilie Conway and artist, Mairead DeBlaca
Mino Lanzieri is one of the most important and prolific guitarist of the modern italian jazz scene, with many albums as both a leader and a sideman, european tours and collaborations with some of the most important jazz names such as Jerry Bergonzi, Reuben Rogers, Gene Jackson, Ulysses Owens, Willie Jones, Jonathan Kreisberg, Antonio Faraò and many others.
Long form instrumental compositions for electric guitar and drums by Shane Holly, performed alongside Brian Walsh (also of Inni-K).
Deftly crafted pieces comprised of subtly evolving rhythmic/melodic hook based patterns, unfold gradually to envelop the listener in immersive and emotive compositions, spiraling at times to epic proportions, all the while retaining an emotive sensibility tailored to the introspective listener.
We’re really excited to announce the first weekly Arthur’s Jazz Jam. Continuing from our jam session at the East Side Tavern we’re going to be bringing you the best Jazz Jam Session in Dublin every Monday night at 8pm. Doors 7.30
Aleka returns to Arthur's to release her debut album with a star-studded lineup featuring one of Europe's greatest jazz drummers, Eric Ineke. 'Person I Knew' is Aleka's follow up release to her critically acclaimed self-titled EP, Aleka.