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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Jazz

This year
Gold and glory in 1932: The year Ireland stepped out of the shadows and began to shine
Historian Kevin C. Kearns says 1932 was Ireland’s year of glory and gold with hits at the Olympics, social change and a gold rush.
'Irreplaceable': Tributes paid to jazz saxophone pioneer Wayne Shorter
Shorter died in Los Angeles at the age of 89.
All time
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returning this year after being cancelled due to Covid-19 in 2020
The festival is set to take place over the bank holiday weekend from 22 to 25 October.
Clippers rally to oust top seeded Jazz, Sixers set stage for game 7
The fourth seeded Clippers won their four straight match.
Dublin's oldest jazz club is making way for a block of short-term lets
New plans for JJ Smyth’s will see the music venue replaced with 19 bedrooms.
Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'
Journalist Jennifer Hough encountered two disturbing incidents on the city’s streets within weeks of each other.
The fascinating story of an Irish jazz sensation who witnessed the Nazis come to power
Josephine Alexandra Mitchell, or Zandra, was the country’s first female saxophonist.
Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him
“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”
An elderly musician put out a request for people to jam with, and got loads of responses
“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”
9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash
All about that Jazz.
"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.
Eighties teen queen Molly Ringwald has made a jazz album
And she wants you to take it seriously.
WIN: Tickets to see Nigel Kennedy at sold-out gig has 10 sets of tickets to the sold-out concert at National Concert Hall this Wednesday night. Click through to be in with a chance of winning.
Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.
Vladimir Putin: Action Man, fighter pilot... jazz singer
Vlad the Impaler isn’t your average prime minister. Oh no – he has a bit of a tune in him too.