Melanie O'Reilly & Trio presents "Jazz on an Autumn Evening"
"Jazz on an Autumn Evening" : Melanie O'Reilly & Trio - Friday 4th Oct. 2019 @ 8:30pm
Join international jazz singer Melanie O'Reilly and her band for an exciting night of vocal jazz: - Great American Songbook standards mixed with Melanie's own original Celtic Jazz sound which she has developed as her unique trademark, creating a unique fusion of jazz and Irish traditional music. For this special concert she and her ensemble will be delighting Wexford audiences with their presentations they will have already performed at the international cultural September Festival in Ouistreham Normandy, which this year invites Ireland as guest of honour, where Melanie and her ensemble will be representing Ireland and jazz of Wexford!
She is joined by her stellar trio, the highly acclaimed Kevin Lawlor - drums, Andrew Csibi -bass, Luke Howard -piano.
“Melanie swings and shimmers ….A thoroughly modern take on the jazz tradition…. utterly transformative”. Ken Kubernik ,The Music Connection.
"…O’Reilly makes every number her own, gliding effortlessly through rhythmic backbeats…sultry…soulful in virtuoso style.” Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Unlimited Media