Emilia Mårtensson is a London based Swedish vocalist and composer of considerable repute. After her three latest album releases Emilia has built a well- deserved reputation as one of the most exciting vocalists on the UK Jazz scene and she was awarded ‘Vocalist of the Year-2016′ at The Parliamentary Jazz Awards. Her gently expressive voice and highly personal compositions are firmly rooted within the folklore and countryside of her native southern Sweden, adding to the mystique and allure of a distinctive and truly original artist. She will perform with Luca Boscagin on guitar. “Exquisitely beautiful songs… Martensson has struck gold.” – JAZZWISE …”Martensson invest every sound with a skimming, rapturous lightness and clarity”… JF, The Guardian Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 10€
Five piece classic Chicago / Texas style blues band , with a large helping of original material Tommy Grime’s … Vocals Pete Mc Gowan … Guitar Pat Courtney… Bass Fran Dowling … Drums Sean Plunkett … Harp doors 9.30 music 10-12 entry 10e
‘The Welcome Rain’ is a project featuring and co-led by London based musicians Tommy Emmerton on guitar, and Graeme Flowers on Trumpet. Both of which their Original compostions are inspired by Wayne Shorter, Michael Brecker, Wynton Marsalis & Pat Metheny. This new project also features Ireland’s critically acclaimed rhythm section Dave Redmond on Bass and Kevin Brady on Drums. Trumpeter Graeme Flowers, has performed with Quincy Jones, Taylor Swift, Paul Weller, Duran Duran,Elbow,Michael Buble, The Brand New Heavies,The James Taylor Quartet, Kelly Rowland, The Script, Jamie Cullum, Jools Holland, Seal,Kelly Clarkson, Midge Ure, Jamelia,Mica Paris, Emma Bunton, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen,Manu Katche and Dominic Miller. In the studio, Graeme has recorded on the albums of Leona Lewis, Imelda May, Simply Red, Joey Negro, Moloko, Duffy, Brenda Russell, The Go Team, Katie Melua, JTQ, Mick Hucknall, Ed Motta, and Jo Hogg. Graeme has also recorded on the Jazz albums of The London Horns, Tim Rose, Clement Regert, Jacob Quistgaard and Will Todd. Also the ‘world music’ albums of Eliane Correa, Lokkhi Terra, Cubafrobeat, Saravah Soul, Justin Thurgur, Pandit Danesh, Family Atlantica, Afro Elements and Jazzinho. Graeme toured Internationally with Kyle Eastwood, Clint’s bass playing son. He has performed on, and written music for three of Clint Eastwood’s Movie soundtracks and played at all the major Jazz festivals and jazz clubs in America, Japan, Europe, Indonesia and South Africa. He recently recorded on the soundtracks for movies Early Man and Hurricane. Tommy Emmerton studied jazz at Trinity College Of Music and The Royal Academy Of Music. He is currently the guitarist for The Book Of Mormon in London’s West End, BBC Big Band, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra, Louis Dowdeswell Big Band and is professor of Harmony and Jazz guitar at The Guildhall School Of Music And Drama. Tommy has performed with artists as diverse as Al Jarreau, Eddie Henderson, Gary Bartz, Curtis Stigers and Katherine Jenkins and has recorded with Jamie Cullum and Burt Bacharach. Tommy is author of the Pretty, Mental Music blog – tommyemmerton.com The group features: Graeme Flowers – Trumpet Tommy Emmerton – Guitar Dave Redmond – Double Bass Kevin Brady – Drums Adm: €10 Doors 9pm Music: 9.30pm
Jem Mitchell is joined by Ken Browne for an evening of original music Support by Ken NIcoletti 9.30 free in!
Album launch of Dublin pianist Darragh Hennessy Darragh Hennessy – Organ Julien Colarossi – Guitar Gonzalo del Val – Drums doors 9 music 9.30 entry 10e