The Guinness Jazz Festival is Ireland’s biggest jazz event and attracts musicians and music fans alike to the city each year. The event, which has been held annually since 1978, will take place between Friday the 24th and Monday the 27th of October and promises to be one of the biggest ever.
The Cork Jazz Festival is celebrating in association with Guinness with hundreds of musicians from all over the world playing at a host of venues throughout the city, along with a host Fringe events. Around 40,000 music fans from around the world are expected in Cork for the Jazz Festival that feature some of the biggest names in Jazz.
In this first part, we feature photos from Diane Reeves, Carla Cook, Carmen Lundy, Son Yambu and Ensemble Eriu.