Alan Benzie – Piano Andrew Robb – Upright Bass Marton Juhasz – DrumsWinner of the BBC Scottish Young Jazz Musician of the Year at only 17, and Berklee College of Music’s prestigious Billboard Award, pianist/composer Alan Benzie is one of the UK’s most exciting young talents. He is joined by friends and long time collaborators Andrew Robb on bass (BBC Scottish Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2009, BassEurope Jazz Competition 2016 – 2nd Prize) and Marton Juhasz on drums (Foundation for Hungarian Percussion Culture Award, Hungarian 1st prize in solo percussion in 2005, “Drummer of the Year” 2014 and 2015, JazzMa reader’s poll).
Supporting on the night comes from local artist Paj (aka Paddy Groenland), recently returned from living in Finland and from trips to Brazil and Africa. Paj will sing his original songs in what is an Irish debut.
Doors 8pm Music 8.30 Entry 10e
Aleka – voice, cello Chris Guilfoyle – guitar, voice Ronan Guilfoyle – bass Brendan Doherty – drums For over 50 years the music of bossa nova has captured the imagination of the world. Bossa Pra Gilberto is a celebration of this rich musical heritage with a particular focus on the repertoire of the great Brazilian singers Astrud Gilberto and Joao Gilberto. Join us for a night of atmospheric bossa novas, energetic sambas and everything in between. Admission: €10/8