Diarmuid Lally/Lucas Dann

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Irish Jazz Bassist Diarmuid Lally, After his studies at Berklee College of Music and recording and playing extensively in the US, moved to Amsterdam. won the first prize 2017 International Bucharest Jazz Competition and returned this year to also get his Master’s in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam while his projects are bringing him across the world. Canadian jazz pianist Lucas Dann recently released his first recording, “Ugly Beauty”, music of Thelonious Monk, with Finnish singer Kadi Vija. The recording, made in Amsterdam and released in March of 2017 in Helsinki at the G18 Ballroom, the recording has been followed by tours of Finland, Estonia and Japan and was met with considerable acclaim by reviewers on several continents. “…from the very first bars it becomes clear that something astonishingly brilliant is happening here.” -Raul da Gama, WHOLENOTE Magazine They will be presenting their Duo project in Ireland for the first time. A mixture of new music, and their very personal take on the American Songbook. Doors 9 music 9.30 free in!

Ben Prevo

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Ben is a guitarist and vocalist, originally from New York, who has combined his influences of country, rock, jazz, blues & psychedelia into an unique melange. The material is varied — vocal and instrumental selections – covers and original compositions – all delivered with integrity and soul. Over the past 20 years he has created a name as one of Dublin’s most repected blues guitarists. 9.30pm & free in!

Rodrigo Almonte Trio

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Rodrigo Almonte Trio Presenting a new project on the Irish Jazz Scene. Combining the musicianship of these three artists and exploring a fresh approach of performing Jazz and Improvised Music. Rodrigo Almonte is a Peruvian guitarist and composer currently based between Dublin and Groningen (The Netherlands). He has played extensively on the Peruvian and European jazz scene with several musical projects. Almonte is currently finishing his Master Studies in Jazz Performance in the Prince Claus Conservatoire in the Netherlands. Conor Guilfoyle – Drums Diarmuid Lally – Electric Bass Rodrigo Almonte – Guitar Doors 9 music 9.30 free in!

Trainman Blues

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Trainman Blues is the brainchild of Irish singer/songwriter Richard Farrell and Danish producer Laust ‘Krudtmejer’ Nielsen.

Join us for an acoustic evening with stripped down versions of the Trainman Blues repertoire with some tasty cover versions in the mix. Winners of the ‘Best Blues Album 2018’ with their debut album at the Danish Music Awards. Their sound takes inspiration form early electric and acoustic blues tied together with modern production techniques influenced from hiphop and reggae. These productions are enveloped with soulful/bluesy melodies and thought provoking lyrics of Richard Farrell

9.30 free in!

Conor Guilfoyle Octet

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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. Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 12euro

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