A Tribute to Jazz Hero Noel Kelehan
Presented by The National Concert Hall, assisted by Jazz on the Terrace
Laura MacDonald, alto saxophone
Ellister van der Molen, trumpet
Mike Nielsen, guitar
Phil Ware, piano
Cormac O’Brien, double bass
Shane O’Donovan, drums
Dublin City Jazz Orchestra, leader: Ciaran Wilde
Universally regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest jazz pianists, composers, big band leaders arrangers, this concert pays tribute to Noel Kelehan’s contribution to the jazz music scene with a specially commissioned piece by Ronan Guilfoyle for Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. Formerly known as Dublin City Big Band founded by Ciaran Wilde and Ray Martin in 2007 the band was established to encourage students at the Ballymun Wind Project in their musical studies. They later became known as the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra for a performance at Electric Picnic in 2008.
The international and Irish featured performers add to the overall excellence of this presentation of Noel Kelehan’s rich musical heritage.
20% Discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall
10% Discount for Groups of 10 or more