The Cork Jazz Festival 2023 promises to be an unforgettable musical experience, with world-class jazz acts from around the globe descending upon the vibrant city of Cork, Ireland. This annual celebration of jazz music, held in late October, transforms Cork into a hub of rhythmic excitement, offering music enthusiasts an opportunity to revel in the soulful melodies and lively rhythms of jazz in various venues throughout the city. For those seeking a luxurious and tranquil retreat during the festival, Fota Island Resort provides the perfect sanctuary. Nestled amidst woodlands and scenic views, Fota Island Resort offers guests a serene escape while being just a short drive away from the festival's pulsating energy. It's the ideal blend of musical immersion and relaxation in the heart of Ireland's stunning landscape.
On Friday night 27th October the Phill Collins Trio will pay tribute to the famous Oscar Peterson trio with Herb Ellis on guitar and Ray Brown on Bass.
Saturday night 28th October features many of the well-known pieces from the Blue Note record company and other famous hits of the hard bop era. Music from greats such as Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck and others.
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