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Sligo Jazz Summer School And Festival 24-29 July 2012

Published: 2012-04-02
Rufus Reid The best value summer school in Europe! Sligo Jazz Project, an organization run by musicians for musicians ensures all funds raised go towards keeping its annual main event— a six day intensive summer school and full blown jazz festival—as inclusive as possible and open to all musicians from all backgrounds!

Sligo Jazz Project's stellar 2012 faculty

Double Bass: Rufus Reid
Rufus Reid
Rufus Reid
b.1944
bass, acoustic
(USA) - John Goldsby
John Goldsby
John Goldsby
b.1958
bass
(USA/Germany)

Electric Bass: Michael Janisch
Michael Janisch
Michael Janisch
b.1979
bass
(USA/UK)

Vocals: Diana Torto (Italy)

Drums: John Riley (USA) - Stephen Davis (N I) – David Lyttle
David Lyttle
David Lyttle
b.1984
drums
(NI)

Piano: John Taylor
John Taylor
John Taylor
b.1942
piano
(UK) – Brian Priestley (UK/Ireland)

Percussion (Jazz/Afro Cuban/Brazilian): Paul Clarvis (UK)

Saxophone: Alan Barnes
Alan Barnes
Alan Barnes
b.1959
sax, alto
(UK), Matthew Halpin (Ire)

Trumpet: Linley Hamilton
Linley Hamilton
Linley Hamilton

trumpet
(N Ire)

Trombone: Marshall Gilkes
Marshall Gilkes
Marshall Gilkes
b.1978
trombone
(USA/Germany)

Guitar: Sandro Gibellini (Italy), Mike Nielsen Quartet (Ireland)

Summer school fees from €275 include admission to all workshops & evening concerts, with the exception of the concert at Hawks Well Theatre on Monday 23rd July.

The accompanying festival will feature amongst others British/Scandinavian power trio Phronesis, Zakir Hussein's Masters of Percussion, Rufus Reid's SJP All Stars, Marshall Gilkes Quartet, Femi Temowo Quintet (UK), and guest of honour Kenny Wheeler's Somethin' Else Quartet featuring John Taylor, Diana Torto and John Goldsby.

Jam sessions nightly for participants and tutors, and a pub and cafe jazz trail throughout the week. More TBC, see web for details


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