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CORK HERITAGE JAZZ WALKS FESTIVAL 2017

Hosted by the Consul of the Cork Out and About Group
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Took place 3 weeks 6 days ago
Sat 28 Oct 18:30 - 23:30

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Welcome to this years Jazz festival Protected content Protected content . After the Last 10 years of massive success we are back again with an amazing line up and because we like you all so much and want to thank our loyal customers… it’s all 100% FREE!!

7pm: ** Chainska Brassika **

The Chainska Brassika are a mischievous rabble from Lewisham who have been causing mayhem since school, spreading their contagious horn driven ska anthems across the UK, mainland Europe and beyond.

Over the last year the band has reached new heights by winning the ‘World Reggae Contest’, supporting UK legends Madness on their Grandslam UK Stadium tour and playing at a host of festivals including Glastonbury, Boomtown, Outlook, Ostroda Reggae, Nottinghill Carnival, Secret Garden Party & Shambala. The band also flew to the reggae heartland, Jamaica, to record at the world famous Harry J Studios in Kingston where they worked with Grammy Award Winning producer Stephen Stewart on their upcoming LP due out in the spring of Protected content .

In November Protected content band will be embarking on a tour of Ireland to promote their first single ‘Don’t You Try’ from their eagerly anticipated LP which features reggae superstar Toots from The Maytals.

9pm: ** Get the blessing **

“trip hop-informed contemporary jazz-rock at its very best.” Time Out
“the heavyweights of the contemporary jazz scene” The Independent
“this outfit will surely recharge the jazz world” BBC Music
“cool…stylish…irresistible” The Telegraph

Formed in the year Protected content , Bristol-based four-piece Get The Blessing boast a truly international fan base, having forged a unique signature sound that defies easy classification, yet never loses sight of thumping tunes, monstrously infectious beats, or joyous collective spontaneity. Their 5th album Astronautilus was composed between the crashing waves and deserted estuary sands of Cornwall, producing an album of pounding rhythms, spacious atmospheres and stronglycrafted melodies – plus, of course, the unpredictability and musical mischievousness that have made the band so exciting and successful. Astronautilus is dedicated to the memory of Ornette Coleman, who passed away in June Protected content who was pivotal to the band’s formation.

Despite several short breaks for other projects over the years – most recently in Protected content drummer Clive Deamer was on tour with Radiohead – Get The Blessing have built a truly international fan base.

They have forged a unique signature sound that defies easy classification, yet never loses sight of thumping tunes, monstrously infectious beats, or joyous collective spontaneity. After seventeen years, Get The Blessing can still lay claim to their original line up: Jake McMurchie sax and electronics; Pete Judge trumpet and electronics; Clive Deamer on drums and Jim Barr on bass. That they can still produce such creative and intelligent music – all balanced with wit and passion – is testament to the free spirit that they embody.