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Free For All : Art Blakey Tribute

Ireland, Dublin Ireland, Dublin 28 Thomas St - Arthur's

09 Apr. 2023 Starts in 15 day(s)
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Formed by drummer Art Blakey in the 1950s as a collective, The Jazz Messengers occupies a special place in the annals of Jazz music in the twentieth century.

Notable for fostering the talents of emerging players Blakey enlisted some of the most significant practitioners in the history of the music. Notable examples are Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson, Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Woody Shaw, Cedar Walton, and Wynton and Branford Marsalis, to name just a handful.

Many of the compositions that these members would pen for the group went on to become some of the most beloved arrangements for Jazz sextet in all of the music.

‘Free For All’ features 6 of Ireland’s leading Jazz Musicians. They will be performing the original arrangements of many of the most iconic works from the Jazz Messengers book – pieces that overflow with joyful hard bop in a way that is always swingin’.

Linley Hamilton - Trumpet
Daniel Rorke - Tenor Sax
Paul Dunlea - Trombone
Scott Flanigan - Piano
Cormac O’Brien - Bass
Kevin Brady - Drums

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Venue Information - Arthur's

Arthur's is the nearest pub on the route to The Guinness Storehouse, one of the city's foremost tourist attractions. It is popular both with locals and tourists. Naturally it has the freshest pint of Guinness in all of Ireland.