SAVE THE DATE – 28th February 2020
Jazz Soiree Southside:
Following the highly successful Christmas Jazz Soiree event in December, Booterstown Parish Center welcomes back the supergroup Jazz Trio: jazz singer Melanie O’Reilly, pianist Jim Doherty, and bass player Dave Fleming, all of them originally from this local area! Come and enjoy a celebration of the great jazz standard songs , now called The Great American Songbook, and made popular by the legendary jazz singers of Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Anita O Day, Mel Torme, Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, as well as contemporary jazz and swing singers such as Diana Krall, and Michael Buble. Great music and a warm ambiance!
Date – February 28th 2020. Ticket €20 euro including a wine reception and nibbles
Tickets available to purchase from Centre Reception from 11th February. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 01 44193030
– Melanie O’Reilly, originally from Mount Merrion, has become an internationally acclaimed jazz singer, and has recently returned to her native country after spending time in California as a USA awarded “artist of extraordinary ability” performing in major international jazz festivals. Having represented Ireland at the International European Jazz Festival at Schoenberg Hall in Los Angeles, she also performed to sold-out shows in San Francisco’s hippest jazz clubs, and major jazz venues & festivals in Europe. www.melanieoreilly.com
– Jim Doherty is a legend in Ireland as a jazz pianist and composer. Based on the Southside, he is responsible for many of the more familiar RTÉ title tunes over the past number of decades and was musical director of the Late Late Show for many years. He has been leading trios, quartets, small groups & big bands for over 50 years and has backed some of the most famous luminaries of the music scene worldwide. With his usual flair, attention to detail and humour, this evening will be sparkling with music and wit!
– Dave Fleming, another Southsider, is a highly acclaimed statesman of the Irish jazz scene as a jazz Bassist, has played with many of the Irish and international jazz stars, and he is Jim’s long time collaborator.
We are hugely honored to welcome back this top-notch Trio to perform again at Booterstown Parish Centre jazz soiree!