Sligo Jazz 2022

Sligo Jazz 2022

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 4.00pm

Sligo Jazz Project’s Festival and Summer School takes place from 19 to 24 July 2022.

This year’s Artist-in-Residence is award-winning UK composer and bandleader Nikki Iles.

There will be a range of concerts and jam sessions through the week featuring Bjorn Solli and John Moriarty, TRYPL, Christine Tobin, Cathal Roche, Daniel Herskedal Trio, Stuart Hall and Paul Clarvis, Nikki Iles Jazz Orchestra featuring Mike Walker, Paul Clarvis Quartet featuring Cathy Jordan, MBQ TRIO featuring Federico Malaman, Ashley Pezzotti Quartet, Bill Blackmore Trio with Darragh O’Kelly (keys) and Derek Whyte (Bass), Tony Kofi, Colm O’Hara Quartet and more.

For the Sligo Jazz Summer School, the full teaching faculty is as follows:

Nikki Iles: Artist/ Composer in Residence Tomasz Bura (Pol/UK) Dr Scott Flanigan (NI) Kieran Quinn (IE) Nils Kavanagh (IE) Conor Bastible (IE)

Pete Churchill (UK) Ashley Pezzotti (USA) Christine Tobin (IE)

John Goldsby (USA/DE) Conor Murray (IE) Federico Malaman (IT)

Mike Walker (UK) Phil Robson (UK/IE) Stuart Hall (UK) Dr Mike Nielsen (IE) Joseph Leighton (NI)

Ricky Quagliato (IT) Paul Clarvis (UK) Dr David Lyttle (NI)

Paul Booth (UK) Tony Kofi (UK) Cathal Roche (IE) Matthew Halpin (IE)

Summer School participants receive:

  • 10am-4pm special morning workshops, masterclasses, ensemble workshops (as per summer school schedule page updated annually), each day Tues 19 July to Fri 22 July
  • Lunch included Tues 21 July to Fri 22 July
  • Morning ensemble and masterclass Sat 23 July
  • Admission to all Sligo Jazz Festival Concerts, Tues-Saturday
  • Admission to Festival Club each
  • Participation at Twice Daily jam Sessions, 5pm and 10:30pm and SJP BIG BASH Sunday afternoon 1pm

Download the full day-to-day programme below. For further information and booking, visit

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