. The Bray crowd is in for a treat and can expect to hear compositions from Elias acclaimed album Swept Away (ECM, 2012) as well as from her forthcoming release, I Thought about You (Concord Jazz, 2013) – the pianist/singer’s tribute to trumpeter Chet Baker
Musicians from Turkey, Serbia, Greece, Sweden, Norway, Scotland and America are testament not only to jazz’s universal identity, but to the global vision of Bray Jazz Festival. Local talent is represented by saxophonist Michael Buckley’s band and one of Ireland’s most original outfits, the multi-national Yurodny.
Over forty concerts, recitals, free gigs and workshops will serve up jazz and good vibes galore in Bray, Ireland’s oldest seaside town, nestled at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains just a short trip from Dublin. It promises to be a great weekend for lovers of jazz and creative music.