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The Hugh Buckley Group

Written by conall. Posted in Past 'Events', Music

The “Hugh Buckley Group” has been a working unit for a number of years now and is a vehicle for guitarist Hugh’s catalog of original compositions. The group have appeared at many festivals and have recently performed at the Sugar Club and at the NCH. The material is eclectic and includes blues, gospel, tango, calypso, latin and contemporary and old school jazz grooves. The esteemed lineup consists of Phil Ware on piano, Dan Bodwell bass, Dominic Mullan on drums and Hugh on guitar. More details at Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 10e

Conor Guilfoyle’s Octet

Written by conall. Posted in Past 'Events', Music

Conor Guilfoyle Octet: Conor is one of Ireland’s foremost drummers and educators and has toured and recorded with some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians. Having led various Latin jazz and salsa bands over the last 20 years this is his first time leading a jazz ensemble. The members were all handpicked by Conor and represent some of the finest young musicians on the scene today. The music is a look back to the 1950’s to a style often associated with the west coast of America known as “Cool Jazz” as well as arrangements of hardbop classics by Horace Silver, Benny Golson and Tadd Dameron. Expect tight section playing and great soloists all underpinned with a swinging rhythm section. The Conor Guilfoyle octet is:

Conor Guilfoyle –Drums

Bill Blackmore – Trumpet

Paul Frost – Trombone

Yuzaha O Halloran – Alto

Peter Dobai – Tenor

Kelan Walsh –Baritone

Luke Howard – Piano

Barry Rycraft – Bass.

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The Cat Burglars

Written by conall. Posted in Past 'Events', Music

Four cats with a mutual appreciation for the blues, encompassing the raw feel of the Mississippi delta and the electric sounds of Chicago, these inspired musicians have absorbed their hero’s crafts with precision and detail. From the chugging sounds of a train, to the warble of the cotton pickers voices, this blues quartet electrifies the sounds of their estranged ancestors with love and passion

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Eric Ineke Quartet

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Eric Ineke drums Micheal Buckley sax Ronan Guilfoyle bass Chris Guilfoyle guitar Eric Ineke (born Haarlem, April 1, 1947) is a Dutch jazz drummer who started his career in the 1960s. In 1969 he made his first record with tenor saxophonist Ferdinand Povel and through the years he has played with the Rob Agerbeek Quintet, the Rein de Graaff/Dick Vennik Quartet, the Ben van den Dungen/Jarmo Hoogendijk Quintet and the Piet Noordijk Quartet. During his career he has also played with numerous international, mainly American soloists like Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, George Coleman, Shirley Horn, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Cohn, Grant Stewart, Jimmy Raney, Barry Harris, Eric Alexander and Dave Liebman, recorded numerous CD’s and appeared at many national and international jazz festivals (North Sea Jazz Festival, Nice Jazz Festival, Pescara Jazz, San Remo, Athens, Toronto Jazz Festival, Montreal International Jazz Festival and New York).

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