Melanie O'Reilly Trio: La Fête de la Musique

Melanie O'Reilly Trio: La Fête de la Musique

Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 2.00pm

Melanie O'Reilly Trio: La Fête de la Musique

Jazz in the Afternoon Series

Melanie - vocals, Carole Nelson - Piano, Dave Mooney - Bass with special guest Brewen Favreau

Join Melanie and her trio for this special celebration of La Fête de la Musique, - also known as Make Music Day, - which originated in France and is now celebrated every year all over the world. Melanie will bring her unique rendition of swing jazz including French jazz songs (La Mer, Prevert’s Les Feuilles Mortes. Claude Nougaro's "Count Basie" and more - accompanied by stellar musicians Carole and Dave, while also bringing her fusion of Gaelic and Gallic jazz with special guest from Brittany, Brewen Favreau (ex - Alain Stivell Band) who will bring a taste of France within the Celtic nations to this unique celebration.

“Extraordinary…whether she sings jazz, Celtic fusion or Jacques Prevert.” Le Telegramme “Gorgeous sound…Celtic cadence with a jazz sensibility” Andy Gilbert, Berkeleyside CA)

Free event!

Presented in association with the French Embassy in Ireland /L'Ambassade de France en Irlande and in collaboration with Wexford Normandy Cultural Association

WebsiteAdd a Listing

Added by WexfordArtsCentre on 17 May 2024

comments powered by Disqus

Please note that some listings are added by third parties. The Journal of Music does not take responsibility for the content or accuracy of listings published by third parties on this site. The Journal of Music reserves the right to edit or delete listings. Click here to add a listing, login or register.