Fred Hersch, one of the most respected musicians on the New York jazz scene, plays the Bray Jazz Festival

Ten years ago, as he lay recovering from an illness that many thought would end his life, let alone his career, Fred Hersch’s doctor said something th(...)

Tommy Halferty

SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

Blue notes: a jazz concert in New York. Photograph: Marcus Yam/New York Times

New York, New York. Frank Sinatra wasn’t the first or the last jazz musician to want to be a part of it. Jazz, that most American of art forms,(...)