Wed, February 10, 2016
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Seamus Blake (U.S.) & The Tommy Halferty Trio at Dolan's Warehouse
In association with The Improvised Music Company & Limerick Jazz Society
World reknowned saxophonist Seamus Blake will perform with One of Ireland's leading jazz groups :: The Tommy Halferty Trio at Dolan's Warehouse in Limerick on Wednesday the 10th of Feb. 2016.
A unique collaboration between acclaimed saxophonist
Seamus Blake and One of Ireland’s finest trios..
New York based tenor saxophonist/composer Seamus Blake is recognized as one of the finest exponents of contemporary jazz. His music is known for its sophistication, bold improvisations and “sheer swagger". John Scofield, who hired Seamus for his Quiet Band, called him “extraordinary, a total saxophonist.”
Seamus Blake’s recent releases, Live at Smalls, Bellwether and Live in Italy, have garnered considerable critical praise for his masterful playing, his fine compositional skills and for his facility as a leader. Described as “a knockout”, “one of the elite albums of the year” and “as exhilarating as a shot of espresso”, it is on many Top of the Year lists.
Jazz Guitarist Tommy Halferty has been performing & composing for the last 30 years and in that time has gained a wealth of experience performing with musicians from all over the world such as Lee Konitz, Benny Golson, Norma Winstone and many more.Halferty's latest group features one of Ireland's most experienced rhythm sections Dave Redmond on Double-Bass andKevin Brady on Drums. To date, the trio have been performing Halferty's exciting and energetic new original compositions which feature a blend of improvised music, swing, rock and blues. The trio has proven to be a well integrated ensemble and have become one of the most successful jazz trios in Ireland.
Assured to be one of the highlights of the music calendar!!
Seamus Blake - Tenor Sax
Tommy Halferty - Guitar
Dave Redmond - Double Bass
Kevin Brady - Drums
Wednesday 10th of Feb. 2016
In association with The Limerick Jazz Society
Dolans Warehouse (upstairs)
Dolan's Warehouse, 3/4 Dock Rd