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Conor Guilfoyle Octet

Written by conall. Posted in Blues'n'Jazz, Music

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

Listen at Arthur’s

Written by conall. Posted in Past 'Events', Music

This Month at Listen at Arthurs we have a massive mix of genres, with Classical music, Contemporary Music, Jazz and Rock Songs !

This month will feature some music from the internationally acclaimed Dublin Guitar Quartet. Pianist, Composer and Songwriter Josh Johnston will be performing new music from his latest album. Dr Ciara Glasheen-Artem (cor anglais) & Denise Crowley (piano) will be performing music by Anton Reicha, Robert Schumann and Eugène Bozza. And Composer Stephen Gardner will be presenting his “Ulysses Extended” interpreted by Ellen DemosPaul Roe and Shane O’Donovan.

This night of eclectic music and spoken word is kindly supported, in their infinite wisdom, by Music Network

Tickets are €15 at the door (book early for discounted online tickets)

Kris Allen Quartet

Written by conall. Posted in Past 'Events', Music

Kris Allen- Alto Sax ( US) Jen Allen- Piano- (US) Dan Bodwell- Bass- ( Ireland) Shane O’Donovan- ( Ireland)

doors 9 music 9.30 entry 10e “Allen and his quartet tied up Manhattan’s jazz past and its vibrant jazz present with contagious grooves and kinetic compositions. Pray this quartet hits your town soon.” – Ken Micallef, Downbeat “Today’s saxophone dream band”- Jazziz Magazine “One of the better new releases to come out this year.”- ★ ★ ★ ★ Ed Enright, Downbeat “Startling Creativity”- Mike Greenblatt, ones-life-review.htm Writing strong compositions for a simpatico quartet with its own sound and identity, Kris Allen goes from strength to strength. – New York City Jazz Record


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