Francesco Amico Quartet

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Native of Italy, Francesco was introduced to guitar by his first teacher, who taught him jazz fingerstyle, and to jazz composition and arrangement by Bruno Tommaso and Giancarlo Gazzani. In Dublin since 2000, he has studied with guitarist Mike Nielsen and composer Jane O’Leary at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. In 2003, he was awarded with an “IMRO/Newpark” scholarship to study jazz composition with Irish composer Ronan Guilfoyle, at “Newpark Music Centre”, in Dublin. Francesco has played with the “Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM)” Big Band and has collaborated with some of the most respected musicians in the Irish jazz scene. With Patrice Brun on tenor saxophone, Peter Erdei on electric bass guitar and Andy O’Farrel on the drums, the quartet will explore both original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards

Doors 8.30 Music 9 Entry 10euro

Beckett Redmond Buckley & Halferty

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Darren Beckett – drums Dave redmond – bass Tommy Halferty – guitar Richie Buckley – sax Based in the UK now after living in New York for 20 years, Darren Beckett (originally from NorthernIreland) has steadily become a highly revered stalwart drummer on the UK jazz scene. He has performed at top venues such as Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, Ronnie Scott’s, The 606 and The Barbican, and has played with jazz greats such as Madeleine Peyroux, Jason Rebello, Gilad Atzmon, Alan Barnes and Johnathan Gee. Dave Redmond is prolific, highly regarded player and is best known for his collaborations with renowned Irish and International groups and musicians such as The Louis Stewart Quartet, acclaimed American pianist Bill Carrothers, as part of the Kevin Brady Trio, Larry Coryell and UK vocalist Ian Shaw. He is currently a member of The Phil Ware Trio, The Tommy Halferty Trio and Yurodny, all leading groups in their fields. Tommy Halferty has travelled the world and played with Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Ronnie Cuber, George Mraz, Dave Liebman, Martial Solal. He has been guest lecturer at the famous Berklee College of music Boston. At present he is teaching the Degree in Jazz Performance (BAJP) at Newpark Music Centre.Tommy was presented with the “Best Irish performer” award at the Derry City Jazz Festival 2004. Richie Buckley – tenor sax has long been recognized on an international level as one of the finest jazz musicians of today. His performing credits include Van Morrison, Freddie Hubbard, Dave McForKenna, Jiggs Wigham, Bob Dylan, Georgie Fame, Carlos Santana, Elvis Costello and many more. Doors 8.30 Music 9 Entry 10€


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