Cork Jazz Festival Trail 2018 Overview

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-7-5, text underneath photo. ********************************************* While of course the headline artists playing in The Cork Opera House, The Cork Opera House and City Hall are guaranteed to be tremendous acts, and spending a day or evening wandering around the Metropole is also a classic way to enjoyContinue reading “Cork Jazz Festival Trail 2018 Overview”

Interview With Nnenna Freelon

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork A shorter version of this text was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-10-18, text underneath photo. ********************************************* Only embarking on a professional singing career after she had raised her children, Nnenna Freelon quickly became a world renowned singer, teacher and arranger, with six of her albums receiving Grammy nominations. She has also won severalContinue reading “Interview With Nnenna Freelon”

Interview With Mama Kin

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-7-5, text underneath photo. ********************************************* Part of the core ethos of the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival is to encourage touring artists and build the festival within the town, one of this year’s headline acts is the Australian act Mama Kin Spender who are returning after a greatContinue reading “Interview With Mama Kin”

Interview With Marc Ribot

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-1-11 **************************************************** Marc Ribot, who plays De Barras in Clonakilty on Sunday 21 January, is one of the most revered guitarists in the world, he has released over 20 albums of his own various projects, and his work as a collaborator stretches back to the 1970s whenContinue reading “Interview With Marc Ribot”

Interview With The Complete Stone Roses

tweety stuff @ronanfromcork This was first published in The Evening Echo [Cork] on 2018-10-11, text underneath photo. When The Stone Roses rolled into Cork for Feile 95, Ian Brown, Mani and the rest of the band were virtually kings of the city, with stories of people meeting them still being told today. The affection for the band has never dampened,Continue reading “Interview With The Complete Stone Roses”