Celebrating the music of The Tony Williams Lifetime Group Jazz Guitarist Tommy Halferty join’s forces with two of Ireland’s leading jazz musicians’ Scott Flanigan – Hammond Organ & Kevin Brady – Drums to perform a Short Tour of Ireland. The Tony Williams Lifetime was founded in 1969 as a power trio with John McLaughlin on electric guitar, and Larry Young (a.k.a. Khalid Yasin) on organ. The band was possibly named for Williams’ debut album as a bandleader, Life Time, released on Blue Note in 1964. The group will perform a selection of music from this infamous group as well as exciting new original compositions by members of the group. Tommy Halferty – Guitar Scott Flanigan – Hammond Organ Kevin Brady – Drums Adm: €10 Music: 9.30
Continuing to step into the Irish jazz scene, Peruvian guitarist Rodrigo Almonte brings together some of the finest musicians in Dublin for a musical journey through his own compositions and arrangements, sharing his personal experiences and learnings from South America all the way to Europe. Line up : Rodrigo Almonte (guitar and compositions) Eanna Ryder (piano) Keith Tobin (bass) Andy O´Farrell (drums) Doors at 9 Music 9.30 10 €
Conor Murray – Drums Derek Whyte – Bass Colm O’ Hara – Trombone Bill Blackmore – Trumpet Darragh O’ Kelly – Keyboards Cathal Roche – Alto Sax The Dirty Jazz club have been a massive part of the Dublin Jazz scene for over a decade. Their focus is on the exploration and deconstruction of songs and an emphasis on creating a depth and textural soundscape on the melody, form and feel of the tunes
Paul Barrett (keyboards, piano, trombone, flugabone and vocals), Keith Donald (saxes, clarinet, ukelele and vocals), Garvan Gallagher (bass and vocals), Paul McAteer (drums). Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 10e Metropolis was originally active in Dublin from 1978-1982. Their gigs included Carnsore Point anti-nuclear festival, Guinness Jazz Festival in Cork and many residencies in Dublin. When the members bumped into each other at an event in 2016 they decided to get together for old times’ sake. It went so well that they decided to reform the band.
THE STRAWHALL HOUSE BAND, Featuring former members of Fat Chance and Rag Mama Rag Fiacre Gaffney Vocals and Guitar, Jack Maher Vocals and Guitar, Mark Penny Piano,Barry Schweppe Drums, and Vinny Kilcullen on Bass, play Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club,Thomas Street. Alongside Original Tunes from their fantastic Album “Six Days in May”,released last Summer, the Band’s repertoire includes songs from great “Americana” songwriters like Lowell George, John Hiatt and Ry Cooder.. Check out the Album “Six Days in May” on Spotify… or purchase fromwww.sixdaysinmay.com Doors 9.30 Music 10 Entry 10e