On February 8th next Arthur’s will welcome the legendary Dutch drummer Eric Ineke. True European jazz royalty, Eric has a career that spans nearly 50 years, during which he has performed with some of the greatest musicians in the history of jazz, including Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, George Coleman, Al Cohn, Lee Konitz, Jimmy Raney, Woody Shaw, Pete Christlieb, Gary Bartz, Carmell Jones, Tal Farlow, Pepper Adams, Sonny Fortune, Frank Foster, David Liebman, and many others. Erik has also performed at numerous festivals in Europe (North Sea Jazz festival, Grand parade du Jazz in Nice, Pori Jazz), Canada (Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal), and the USA (Duke Ellington Conference Pittsburgh, North Carolina 1991 International Jazz festival, JVC New York). He can be heard on over 90 recordings, including five under his own name. He is Professor of Jazz Drums at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, and is the author of ‘The Ultimate Sideman’, a fascinating book outlining his life in jazz and the great musicians he has performed with.
Eric Ineke – Drums Ronan Guilfoyle – Bass Chris Guilfoyle – Guitar Michael Buckley – Saxophone Doors 8pm Music 9pm
The music is instrumental World Jazz, blues, classical, rock and funk all mixed up into a piano trio format inspired by the music of Avishai Cohen, Esbjorn Svensson Trio (EST), Pat Metheny Group and by Greg’s time working on the film ‘El Gusto’ with Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), an award-winning film about the lost ‘Chaabi’ music of Northern Africa.The GLG debut CD ‘Long Way Home’ has received rave reviews and radio play here and abroad, including Japan and Australia where the group is starting to make new waves.
“An astonishing jazz pianist.” Tom Cahill – Totally Dublin.“piano solos are imaginative and richly varied” Grainne Farren – Irish Independent. Joining Greg on the night is Kevin Brady (drums) and Dave Redmond (bass). Expect a high-energy night of diversity and originality from this fine group as they perform new and old compositions in preparation for the groups new album to be recorded early in the new year. Come see what all the fuss it about. A gig not to be missed! To hear some tunes and get more information: www.greglloydmusic.com