Sligo Jazz Project's annual summer school, which takes place each July, has grown into Europe's premier jazz education event. The 2019 event runs July 23-28. Running concurrently with our summer school is one of Europe’s most unique boutique jazz festivals.
NYOS Jazz Orchestra makes its debut performance at the prestigious Sligo Jazz Festival.
Guest artists make an immeasurable contribution to the NYOS Jazz Programme and we are thrilled to welcome British-Bahraini trumpet and flugel player Yazz Ahmed. Her music, arranged for the Jazz Orchestra by Malcolm Edmonstone, will offer the orchestra and audiences alike the unique chance to immerse themselves in Arabic sounds and spirituality.
The Kobe Trio, formed in late 2016, is a piano trio based in Sligo. They came together through a love of improvised music, performing a blend of original, contemporary and classic instrumental jazz with an adventurous and passionate interplay.