Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’
01 Mar

Mirrors Tour kicks off: get a taste

The Mirrors Tour featuring The Lauren Kinsella Quintet playing the Music of Kenny Wheeler with Choirs under the direction of Pete Churchill kicked off last night in Kilkenny. They were supported by Kilkenny College Chamber Choir. If you would like to get along to one of our other dates in Dun Laoghaire or Ballina click here for details on how to book your tickets. See you there!

Sponsors of the Studio at the LEXICON concerts on Tuesday 1st and Friday 4th March

Funded by the Arts Council of Ireland

Funded by the Arts Council of Ireland

15 May

Paddy Sherlock plays JJ Smyths Dublin Thursday

But to get you in the mood here’s a superb video on Paddy performing on BBC1’s Blackstaff sessions a few years ago. Enjoy!

14 Nov

Get a taste of Ellister

One of the special guests performing with the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra in the Trubute to Noel Kelehan on November 25th in the National Concert Hall is the exceptional Dutch trumpeter, Ellister van der Molen. In a recent blog post, Ellister expresses her excitement at returning to Dublin: Allen had the pleasure of booking her to play here previously!

To give you a flavour of Ellister's unique talent here is a video of her performing I'm Oldfashioned by Jerome Kern. Don't forget to book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.


11 Nov

A Tribute to Jazz Artist Noel Kelehan

Don't miss this unique tribute concert on Sunday November 25 2012 inthe National Concert Hall. With special guest performances from Ellister Van der Molen on trumpet and Laura MacDonald on saxophone accompanying the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra this promises to be a night to remember.

Universally regarded as one of Ireland's greatest jazz pianists, composers, big band leaders and arrangers, this concert plays tribute to Noel Kelehan's contribution to the jazz music scene with a specially commissioned piece by Ronan Guilfoyle for Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. Formerly known as Dublin City Big Band, founded by Ciaran Wilde and Ray Martin in 2007, the band was established to encourage students at the Bally,un Wind Project in their musical studies. They later became known as the DublinCity Jazz Orchestra for a performance at Electric Picnic in 2008.

Click here to book your ticket now directly from the National Concert Hall.


03 Dec

Book your ticket to hear Dublin City Jazz Orchestra with Rick Margitza

Good morning! Another superb video found to show some more great work from our imminently arriving guest, Rick Margitza. This time it’s The Big Time Jazz Orchestra from Duluth, MN performing “Widows Walk” by Rick Margitza, arranged by Dan Gailey at the 2004 Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert.

You can hear this amazing saxophonist play live in the Grand Social on December 7th next. Book your ticket and get more detail online now.

02 Dec

Rick Margitza played with Miles Davis

Rick Margitza as part of the Miles Davis group at the Umbro Jazz Festival in 1989.

You can hear this amazing saxophonist play live in the Grand Social on December 7th next. Book your ticket and get more detail online now.

Miles Davis – trumpet, keyboards
Rick Margitza – saxophone
Foley Mc Creary – guitar
Adam Holzman – keyboards
Kei Akagi – keyboards
Benny Rietveld – bass
Munyungo Jackson – percussion
Ricky Wellmann – drums

01 Dec

Watch and listen to Dublin City Jazz Orchestra

While you await the most important date in December (Wednesday 7th December! When Dublin City Jazz Orchestra play in The Grand Social!) watch this video to get you in the mood!

Marshall Gilkes (Trombone) and John Riley (Drums) guesting with Dublin City Jazz Orchestra at Sligo Jazz Project 2011

Book your ticket and get more detail online now.