Newpark Masterclass Series featuring Seamus Blake & Bill Carrothers

Newpark Masterclass Series featuring Seamus Blake & Bill Carrothers

Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 7.00pm

As part of the Newpark Masterclass Series we are delighted to bring to you, renowned U.S. Jazz musicians, Tenor Saxophonist Seamus Blake & Pianist Bill Carrothers.

Join us for this fantastic Masterclass with two of the World's most well-known musicians, as they share their approach to improvisation, composition and performance. This is an evening not to be missed, with limited spaces available, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Seamus Blake is one of the finest saxophonists on the music scene today. Having worked with a wide variety of artists. As a long-standing member of the Grammy-nominated Mingus Big Band, he has featured on six of their albums. Seamus continues to record and perform with artists such as Bill Stewart, David Kikowski, Antonio Sanchez, Kenny Barron and Sam Yahel. To date he has recorded on over 75 studio albums.

Bill Carrothers is quite exceptional in this setting, having recorded with many acclaimed groups. Performing and recording with luminaries such as Gary Peacock, Billy Higgins, Dave Douglas and Curtis Fuller. He has performed sell-out residencies at the prestigious NYC jazz club and The Village Vanguard. He has been nominated for a French Gramophone Award for his solo album release, Excelsior, which is a collection of improvised piano pieces. Carrothers continues to raise the bar of jazz piano playing internationally.

Venue: Newpark Academy of Music
Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock.
Date: Wednesday 1st Dec
Time: 7-9pm
Admission: €20
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Booking Enquiries: [email protected]

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