Conor Guilfoyle’s 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 8.30 Music 9 Entry 12euro

The Cat Burglars

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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

Doors 9.30 Music 10 Entry 10e

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).

Doors 8.30 Music 9 Entry 10e

Peter Dobai Quartet w/ Rostizlav Fras

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Peter Dobai is a well established saxophonist on the Irish jazz scene.He is a regular attendant of Irish and International festivals with his projects.This time he is accompanied by:

Gonzalo del Val on drums,

Derek White on double bass,

Darragh Henessy on piano,

featuring one of the major saxophone talents of Czech republic:

Rostislav Fras on tenor saxophone

Doors at 8pm music at 8 30pm

Tickets 10 Euros

 

The Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers & Seamus Blake

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Dublin based Drummer & producer Kevin Brady begins 2019 with a performance by his Internationally acclaimed trio featuring the renowned U.S. pianist Bill Carrothers & long time rhythm section compadre Bassist Dave Redmond at Arthurs Blues n Jazz Club,On Wednesday 20th of February. Joining them for this unique series of concerts in Ireland is leading tenor saxophonist & composer Seamus Blake. He was born in London, England and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother introduced him to jazz when he was a child and he later attended Berklee School of Music in Boston.Upon graduation, he moved to New York City.In February 2002, he won the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition. Brady established the trio in 2007 with the clear aim of creating & producing new contemporary music and the impact of this was immediate. Their performances have been critically acclaimed for their dynamism and musicality. Since then, Brady, Carrothers & Redmond have performed regularly and have consolidated their worldwide reputation as a compelling live act. Recording their last critically acclaimed album with with vocalist Norma Winstone. The latest addition of Blake to the trio promises to deliver what will be one of the musical highlights of 2019. PRESS QUOTES Chicago Reader, U.S.A. **** ‘The Kevin Brady Trio achieve a stunning equilibrium; The group move as one’ – contributed by Peter Margasak All About Jazz, U.S.A. **** “Blake, is a powerful player possessing that rare ability to develop lengthy solos that are both visceral and cerebral. Few artists are capable of delivering near-perfection every time but Blake is one of them, with nary a misstep here and a consistent ability to create a clear narrative with every solo.” Doors: 8.30pm Music: 9:00pm Adm: €15 Early Arrival to Venue Advised.

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