Paul Dunlea is the first artist-in- residence for the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, which takes place this weekend.
Today is International Jazz Day. To mark the occasion, Jonathan deBurca Butler asked some well-known fans and musicians about their love of the genre.
Joey Alexander is just 14, but he’s already being hailed as one of the brightest new stars in jazz, writes Alan O’Riordan
Ken Griffin is originally from Dublin, but has lived in New York for the past 23 years. Formerly of Rollerskate Skinny, his latest band is August Wells. They play the Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh tonight.
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has launched a Kickstarter campaign to save Dorothy’s ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz.
Cork-raised Brian Deady worked through personal traumas to produce his impressive new album, writes Ed Power
Ed Power, talks soul, segregation and sense of family to Vintage Trouble’s front man
Kevin Stevens has written a book about tolerance. He talks to Sue Leonard about the fear caused by racial bias and misunderstanding in today’s world.
Joanna MacGregor’s Irish dates will feature everything from Bach to Thelonious Monk, says Alan O’Riordan.
Jazz album:Marius Neset/Trondheim Jazz Orchestra
British saxophonist Iain Ballamy has played in a broad range of jazz ensembles, while Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Stian Carstensen’s musical interests range from bluegrass to Balkan folk.
LAST month, Andreas Varady attended his manager Quincy Jones’ 80th birthday party in Las Vegas, met Will Smith and Chris Tucker, and shared a limousine with jazz singer Nikki Yanofsky.
Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died at the age of 92.
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound
I STAND in the porch outside Andreas Varady’s house.
IF you still haven’t found what you’re looking for in the new U2 album, well, you might find it in the next which is already looming large on the horizon.
FREDDIE HUBBARD, the Grammy-winning jazz musician whose blazing virtuosity influenced a generation of trumpet players and who collaborated with such greats as Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins, has died.
DEMOCRATIC nominee-in-waiting Barack Obama is sharing one his most valuable assets — his top fundraisers — with former rival Hillary Clinton to help her pay off her debt, the latest effort to heal the wounds of a bruising primary campaign.
Elvin Ray Jones, the renowned jazz drummer and member of John Coltrane’s quartet who also played alongside Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis, has died.
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