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Dublin City Jazz Orchestra concerts in July

“Dublin City Jazz Orchestra Way Out West-Play Irish Again” is the title of the orchestra’s tour in July. The DCJO will perform the music that was commissioned by Jazz on the Terrace and premiered in Dublin last November and grant aided by the Commissions Award of The Arts Council.

Below you can see a youtube extract from the DCJO concert in the National Concert Hall on Sunday 27 March, with guitarist Hugh Buckley featured on his composition “When Wes Was”. This was arranged for the orchestra by the New York based arranger/composer from Dublin, David O’Rourke. This concert was the highlight of the earlier part of this year .

Below you can see the DCJO in their relaxed pose for one of their press photographs. In this tour in July the concerts will be  at venues in counties on the western seaboard of Ireland.

The Dublin City Jazz Orchestra

Very often when music is commissioned it has only one performance. This tour means that the music will be heard for a second time. This tour is grant aided by The Arts Council Projects Award.

The concerts will be at the following venues:

Wednesday 13 July. Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, County Donegal.

http://www.regionalculturalcentre.com/

Thursday 14 July. Ballina Arts Centre, Ballina, County Mayo.

http://www.ballinaartscentre.com/events/2011/jul/14/dublin-city-jazz-orchestra/

Wednesday 20 July. Glor, Ennis, County Clare.

to book tickets¬†http://www.glor.ie/What’s%20On/Music_DublinCityJazz.htm

Thursday 21 July. Sligo Jazz Festival, Sligo, County Sligo.

http://www.sligojazz.ie/index.php/festival-2011/festival-acts/festival-programme/

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