The Guilfoyle/Nielsen Trio play Bennigan’s in Derry on Wednesday
The best jazz events this week
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  • August 3, 2019, 05:00

Saturday 03 Dirty Jazz Club   Arthur’s, Dublin, arthurspub.ie  Over the last year, these monthly Saturday nights with the Dirty Jazz Club h(...)

For her first full-length album, Romanian-born, Dublin-resident vocalist Aleka has taken the road less travelled, recruiting a multi-generational band(...)

Jazz bassist and composer, Ronan Guilfoyle

For a jazz composer, Ronan Guilfoyle had a better start than most. At a time when rock’n’roll was sweeping all before it, the Guilfoyle house in leafy(...)

Ruba Shamshoum, part of the new generation of women artists emerging from Newpark (now DCU) jazz programme

Saturday, November 25 BAN BAM The Complex, Dublin; 4pm, €25 (full-day ticket)/€20 (performances only); improvisedmusic.ie It’s probably going to tak(...)

Norma Winstone: one of the bona fide vocal superstars of contemporary jazz

Fri 4 – JAZZ FESTIVAL Howth Jazz and Blues Festival Various venues, Howth, Co Dublin, no cover charges; continues until Monday, facebook.com/HowthIs(...)

Cadillac Quartet feat David Lyttle, The Quay, Carrick-on-Shannon, Sunday

Sun 16 Cadillac Quartet feat David Lyttle The Quay, Carrick-on-Shannon, 11.45am, €20, thedock.ie Belfast drummer David Lyttle is a man on the move. (...)

Ronan Guilfoyle  at Newpark Music Centre in Glasthule, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The word “jazz” may conjure up images of men in sharp suits playing swing music in smoky basements. For contemporary jazz musicians, it’s a tired s(...)

Sue Rynhart: “It’s  important to get the opportunity to talk to other musicians from other countries”

It’s a quarter of a century since the Improvised Music Company (IMC) first began to operate in the jazz and world music fields. Current director Kenn(...)

Lauren Kinsella: “For me it’s all about sound. I’m thinking about resonance, about placement of notes, what I can do inside my mouth, or shape words in terms of the tongue and lips.”

For most singers, walking onto a stage with no clue as to what you’re about to sing would be the stuff of nightmares. But for Lauren Kinsella, it`s t(...)

Magnus Öström: “We were the guerrillas of jazz.” Photograph: Emil Nils Nylander

When talking to Magnus Öström, it’s hard to know when to raise the subject of Esbjörn Svensson, his friend and partner in the groundbreaking Esbjörn (...)

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