Archive for November, 2019

Aja play The Music of Steely Dan

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‘Aja’ is a tribute band playing the music of Steely Dan. Their repertoire includes the entire classic album Aja, hence the name.

Gerard Farrelly : Keyboards. Colm Lindsay : Guitar. Tommy Moore : Bass/Vocals. Alan Cunningham : Drums. Johnny Graham : Vocals. Sinead Stone : Vocals. Mark Wilde & Serge Stavila : Saxes.

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The Richard Nelson Sextet

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Richard Nelson – pedal steel guitar Lee Meehan – guitar Myles Drennan – piano

John Philip Murray – drums Dave Fleming – bass Ciarán Wilde – sax

If you turn on an Irish radio station and hear a pedal steel guitar, chances are that the man in the driving seat is Richard Nelson. The list of musicians he has performed with reads like a who’s who of top Irish musicians, from Van Morrison and Paul Brady to Daniel O’Donnell, and countless others. He has played on over 500 albums over the years. He is one of the most sought after session musicians on the Irish music scene. Richard has released two albums of jazz standards, the first “Moments Notice” in 2005 and “Song for my Father” in 2019 and has collaborated with many of Ireland’s top jazz artists such as Phil Ware, Hugh Buckley, Dave Redmond and Kevin Brady. He is the founder of the Irish Pedal steel guitar festival which has been running annually for 18 years, He has also performed at many leading jazz venues such as the Montreux Jazz festival, North Sea Jazz Festival and Portalen jazz club in Copenhagen. He is also a Graduate of the DIT masters in jazz performance programme. This latest collaboration includes guitarist Lee Meehan, pianist Myles Drennan, saxophonist Ciaran Wilde and veterans Dave Fleming on Bass and John Philip Murray on drums, and included compositions by Bob Berg, John Coltrane and Charlie Parker.

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Sheryl Bailey & The Peter Moc Group

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EPK “ Tribute to Emily Remler and remembering Larry Coryell” feat. Sheryl Bailey In 2015, Peter Moc and American jazz legend and godfather of fusion Larry Coryell established annual event “Tribute to Emily Remler” celebrating short but productive life of extremely talented jazz guitarist, composer, educator Emily Remler from New Jersey. After Larry Coryell’s passing away in NYC in 2017, Grammy- winning guitarist Nir Felder filled in Coryell’s chair and fearless improviser, saxophonist and singer Grace Kelly from New York City joined the band in 2018. Sheryl Bailey, jazz guitarist and assistant chair at guitar department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, is joining the “Tribute to Emily Remler” in 2019. Sheryl Bailey has been touring all around world as a band leader and also as a side musician while being busy publishing ground-breaking jazz guitar lessons on one of the biggest online platforms:TrueFire.com Sheryl Bailey: “A sizzling guitar goddess” by Elliot Simon,All About Jazz This project is featuring guitarist Sheryl Bailey, violinist Klara Janu, guitarist Peter Moc, bassist Andrew Csibi and a drummer Kevin Brady. Remler’s original music was influenced by traditional jazz icons and latin music. This band will present its traditional repertoire and some new original material written by Grace Kelly as well as original music written by Peter Moc. This project is celebrating already four years of its existence and is about to become a well respected and nation-wide recognized tradition celebrating lives of these creative minds-EMILY REMLER and LARRY CORYELL

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