Culture Night: Generations of Jazz

This intergenerational celebration of jazz music will feature some of Ireland’s most celebrated jazz masters, alongside a new generation of emerging young jazz musicians. Spanning some of the many distinct jazz styles, and showcase a range of different instruments, this diverse evening will create a real Jazz Club vibe, deep in the belly of the beautifully intimate Whale Theatre.  

There will be an all-star line-up on the night, with 3 separate ensembles featuring acclaimed jazz musicians including Michael Buckley, Ronan & Conor Guilfoyle, Izumi Kimura, Mike Nielsen, Tommy Halferty, Jenna Harris and more! The evening will kick-off at 7pm with a Youth Jazz Ensemble, tutored by jazz educator Mike Nielsen. The group will be followed by Tommy Halferty’s “Voices” at 7.45pm, and the evening will conclude with the Mike Nielsen Quartet who will begin around 9pm. 
Mike Nielsen Quartet 
Michael Buckley – Saxophone
Mike Nielsen – Guitar 
Ronan Guilfoyle – Bass 
Conor Guilfoyle – Drums
Tommy Halferty’s Voices
Tommy Halferty – Guitar 
Jenna Harris – Vocals
Derek Whyte – Bass
Izumi Kimura – Keyboards/Piano 

Running Order

7pm – Youth Jazz Ensemble
7.45pm – Tommy Halferty’s “Voices” 
9pm – Mike Nielsen Quartet
This event is supported by Wicklow Arts Office and funded by the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme provided by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media.

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