Editors features

DOWN WITH JAZZ 2014

-Down with Jazz returns to Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend with another with another 5 star lineup organised by the ever hard working team at The Improvised Music Company. Music Kicks off on Saturday evening at 7.30pm with DFF followed by The Tommy Halferty Trio. Next up is OKO followed by Booka Brass […] Read more …

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

UNESCO International Jazz Day is on April 30, 2014. The main event will take place in Osaka, Japan. Featured artists at the all-star concert include Herbie Hancock and Makoto Ozone, Roy Hargrove, Gregory Porter, Earl Klugh, Kenny G, Courtney Pine, Kenny Garrett……..Jazz Day was an initiative started by UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock to promote jazz […] Read more …

A Brand New Jazz Year!

   – The New Year got off to a great start with a sell out concert in Vicar Street performed by the incredible Ahmad Jamal. It was a fantastic night with Jamal putting as much intensity into his 15 minute long encore number as at any other time of the evening. He then took a […] Read more …

Ahmad Jamal Live in Dublin!

-BIG BIG NEWS!!!!!!!! The legendary Ahmad Jamal will be appearing in Dublin on 24th January 2014. This giant of the Jazz world will be making a welcome return to Dublin after many years. The venue will be Vicar Street, probably the best music venue in the country. Jamal will be presenting his critically acclaimed new […] Read more …

Here Comes The Jazz Season!

Editors Feature October 2nd – A big congratulations needs to go out to John Daly and all those involved in the Limerick Jazz Festival in the last weekend in September. The festival was an overwhelming success with impressive audience numbers turning out to see some great performances. In fact the attendances exceeded all expectations that […] Read more …

WHEN JAZZ HEADS CAME TO TOWN

 Editors Note 23rd September The big News today it that Glen Hansard and the frames will be opening tonight for Michael Buckley in Whelans. Michael has been an arranger and player with Glen all summer  on his worldwide tour and will be recording a new album with the Frames in chicago this October. The Advice………be there […] Read more …