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Tommy Halferty & Norma Winstone: Tommy Halferty Invites Norma Winstone

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Though the collaboration between Irish guitarist Tommy Halferty and English singer Norma Winstone goes back twenty five years, this, surprisingly, is the duo's debut recording. That it came about at all is thanks to the lever pulling of Irish jazz impresario Allen Smith, who first brought Winstone across the pond in the early 1990s. Winstone and ...

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Bray Jazz Festival 2019

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Bray Jazz Festival
Various venues
Bray, Ireland
May 3-5, 2019

The May Bank Holiday weekend is always a festive occasion in Bray, but this year was of particular note as the Bray Jazz Festival celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Founded by Dorothy and George Jacob in response to a ...

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Ian Shaw With The Phil Ware Trio at The Workmans Club

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Ian Shaw With The Phil Ware Trio
The Workmans Club
jny:Dublin, Ireland
January 21, 2017

A full house at The Workmans Club for Ian Shaw with the Phil Ware Trio was a heartening sight. Anything less, however, would have been disappointing, for Shaw is rightly considered by many as one ...

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Galway Jazz Festival 2016

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Galway Jazz Festival
Various Venues
jny:Galway, Ireland
October 7-9, 2016

The best jazz festivals are not necessarily the biggest. They're not always the ones with the marquee names. The best festivals, without a doubt, are the ones you remember, years later, for having had a hell of a good time. ...

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Kevin Brady: Ensam

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The trans-Atlantic trio of drummer/composer Kevin Brady, Bill Carrothers and Dave Redmond first came together in 2006, since when it has toured more frequently than it's recorded. Ensam (LRP Music, 2016), the group's third outing, following Common Ground (The Livingroom Project, 2007) and Zeitgeist (Fresh Sounds, New Talent, 2009), is an intimate three-way dialogue, with veteran ...

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Down With Jazz 2014

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Down With Jazz
Meeting House Square
jny: Dublin, Ireland
May 31-June 1, 2014

There's nothing quite like a Bank Holiday weekend, sunshine and music. Having moved from 2013's September slot with its unpredictable autumn weather to the last weekend in May with its unpredictable spring weather, Down With Jazz 2014 passed ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Down With Jazz Den Of Vice Returns To Haunt Catholic Church

Down With Jazz Den Of Vice Returns To Haunt Catholic Church

Down With Jazz, the festival that reels back the decades to the anti-jazz movement of the 1930’s, is back for a third edition; this time over the June Bank Holiday weekend. Who knows what class of devilment jny: Dublin's citizens will get up if the sun comes out, with hip swiveling music and decadent improvising from the ...

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David Redmond: Roots

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Irish bassist David Redmond is nothing if not versatile, playing in the thrilling World music outfit Yurodny and in the small jazz combos of pianist Phil Ware, drummer Kevin Brady and veteran guitarists Tommy Hafferty and Louis Stewart. Belfast's Soulman Van Morrison has also called upon Redmond's services. Across the pond, to use Irish parlance, Redmond's ...

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Down With Jazz 2013

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Down With Jazz
Meeting House Square
jny: Dublin, Ireland
September 6-8, 2013

Father Conefrey must be turning in his grave. He's surely cursing the cruel fates, for jazz you see, is alive and kicking in Dublin. On New Year's Day 1934 Father Conefrey led a 3,000-strong protest on the streets of Mohill in County ...

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The Kevin Brady Trio Featuring Bill Carrothers Live In Dublin Ireland

The Kevin Brady Trio Featuring Bill Carrothers Live In Dublin Ireland

The Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers @ JJ Smyth's The band's back together on the 27th of June 2013, for a night of top-class jazz from Kevin Brady, Dave Redmond and Bill Carrothers! Venue: JJ Smyths, Aungier Street
Date: Thursday 27th of June
Time: 20:30pm
€10 Kevin Brady - Drums
Dave ...