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CEO Experiment Live at Whelans

The CEO Experiment

The CEO Experiment is one of a kind Piano Trio which combines delicate atmospherics and highly creative improvisations, oscillating between almost every genre in Jazz. Elements of Post-bop and Contemporary Jazz are channeled through original compositions Read more [...] Read More »

Tom Rainey’s Obbligato Live at Whelans


“A cutting-edge lineup and a no-prisoners approach…” - The Guardian Tom Rainey - DRUMS Ralph Alessi - TRUMPET Ingrid Laubrock - TENOR SAX Kris Davis - PIANO Drew Gress - BASS “Though unconstrained by formal concerns, the musicians Read more [...] Read More »

Phronesis Live at Whelans


“One of the most exciting bands on the planet today” – JAZZWISE “Phronesis creates music from the heart and soul and makes the world just that little bit better” – ALL ABOUT JAZZ Brace yourself for a slice of Nordic noir as jazz Read more [...] Read More »

Havana Che Live at Sweenys

Evelio Galan

Havana ‘Che is back! 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking salsa band. Band leader Conor Guilfoyle brings his high octane 9 piece to Sweeneys to re-introduce the sense of the salsa grooves to the masses. After an extended hiatus, Read more [...] Read More »

Toot Sweet Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Toot Sweet

Bayou Funk on the Liffey banks, courtesy of this latest outfit from piano man Cian Boylan, invoking the spirit of The Big Easy and the music of Dr John, Professor Longhair, Rebirth and Dirty Dozen Brass Bands. With swampy Hammond grooves and a take-no-prisoners Read more [...] Read More »

Blue Eyed Hawk Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Blue Eyed Hawk

Welcome home singer Lauren Kinsella, who’s made quite an impression since moving to London a few years back. Named for a line in Yeats’ Under the Moon, Blue-Eyed Hawk features serious London talent in trumpeter Laura Jurd, guitarist Alex Roth Read more [...] Read More »

Ensemble Eriu Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Ensemble Eriu

Slowly, and then all of a sudden, the landscape of Irish traditional music seems to be shifting, with bands like The Gloaming and This Is How We Fly opening up an exhilarating world of textural and improvisational possibility to our old dance forms. Read more [...] Read More »

Manden Express Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Manden Express

If Ireland has become a melting pot, Manden Express might be the band to provide its soundtrack. African, Latin and Irish musicians convene here in service of the good groove, predominantly West African as the name suggests, but sociable in its embrace Read more [...] Read More »

Umbra Live at Down with Jazz 2014


Umbra might be the wild geese of the Irish jazz scene, with members returning home from Switzerland, Belgium and the US to make this rare Dublin gig. At the helm is guitarist Chris Guilfoyle, whose tunes form an intriguing bridgehead between the rich Read more [...] Read More »

Tommy Halferty Trio

Tommy Halferty

Since the late 70s, Derry native Tommy Halferty has been an irrepressible voice, always lyrical and animated, and a formative influence on many Irish guitarists. Burkina is the new album with bassist Dave Redmond and drummer Kevin Brady and the trio Read more [...] Read More »