Bands on Saturday

Riff Raft

Guitarist and singer, Bren Ó Ruaidh, came back from a trip of a lifetime to New Orleans full of inspiration. Having played with some of the best musicians in the world, and experiencing the pure joy of jazz in the Big Easy, he has brought that magic back to Cork with his new band, Riff Raft.

All sorts of songs from Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Django Reinhardt and more, with some bebop and a few contemporary songs thrown into the mix. This band will get you on the dancefloor and you’ll never want to leave. Get on the raft and party!

Bren Ó Ruaidh (Guitar and Vocals)
Matthew Hart (Guitar)
Dave O’Keefe (Trumpet)
Tony Adams (Clarinet)
Ronan Hickey (Drums)

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JOAN TALBOT & JAZZ GAZETTE

joan talbot

Joan Talbot and the  band Jazz Gazette with Gerard Bradley piano, Peter Doherty DBass, Mark Bradley Trumpet, Paul Maguire Guitar and Aidan Dunphy Drums, have played together for the past 7 years and have a great following .They  are regulars in many festivals throughout Ireland inc. Derry, Limavady, Belfast, Dunfanaghy and this their 4th year performing in Doonbeg.
The musicians are from Strabane and Joan is from Dublin. With a great programme of swing jazz ballads & blues this year they will pay tribute to American jazz legend Anita O Day also known as The Jezebel of Jazz. She became synonymous with such songs as “Honeysuckle Rose”, “Sweet Georgia Brown”, “Tea for two” and  a great version of “Have you met Sir Jones”/ “Mad about the Boy plus many more.
The line up of wonderful musicians with the smooth vocals of Joan Talbot will make this a gig not to be missed .

 


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East Coast Jazz Band

Described as the “lively band with cool sounds from the sunny side”, the East Coast Jazz Band perform an eclectic mix of popular jazz styles ranging from Dixieland, Ragtime and Swing to Bossa Nova and Blues.

Hailing from the sunny south east, the band has been playing festivals and gigs throughout Ireland for almost twenty years. They had their inaugural performance at the world renowned Guinness Cork Jazz festival in 1998 and have been welcomed back EVERY year since. This culminated at 2013 festival when the band played 3 performances at the flagship Metropole festival club in addition to other venues.

Their high energy take on jazz classics ensure they appeal to all walks of music fans. The band tours various festivals throughout Ireland, including the Kilkenny Arts Fest, Arklow Maritime Fest and the Jazz festivals at Doonbeg, Ballydehob and Bray.


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Jazz Lite – Limerick

Good Ol’ Bevis “That’ll be extra”, and his friends are back with “Jazz Lite” from Limerick and will be entertaining us with their music. This four piece band have appeared regularly at the Cork Jazz Festival as well as many functions in the Limerick area.

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Jazz Main – Scotland

JazzMain is a four piece jazz band, based in Edinburgh, comprising a talented and experienced line up of Saxophone, Bass, Keyboards and Drums.