New Irish Jazz Orchestra Featuring Martin Hayes
Time & Location
About the Event
The New Irish Jazz Orchestra returns to CIT Cork School Of Music featuring the extraordinary fiddle player Martin Hayes. The concert will also feature original compositions from Irish composers such as Ronan Guilfoyle, Brian Byrne, Cormac McCarthy and Paul Dunlea.
THE NEW IRISH JAZZ ORCHESTRA
The New Irish Jazz Orchestra is a professional large jazz ensemble that provides a platform for Ireland’s finest jazz improvising talent, big band virtuosi and - most importantly - new composers and arrangers. The ensemble has evolved from a three - year series of highly successful collaborative projects conceived and directed by Paul Dunlea. The band has performed sell out shows across the country in venues including The Opera House, Cork, The Grand Opera House, Belfast & The Everyman Theatre - Cork along with headlining the 2015 Cork & Limerick Jazz Festivals. Entire concerts have also been broadcast nationally on both RTE and BBC radio.
The band will perform works by leading composers from home and abroad as well as classic big band repertoire.
Check out a clip from last year's concert here: