Born in Lebanon, guitarist, composer, writer, film-maker Sami Moukaddem
“Draws fruitfully on his Middle Eastern heritage to create this fascinating jazz hybrid.”-The Irish Times
“Elegiac and touching” – The Sunday Tribune
Sami Moukaddem’s music experience often incorporates images from Lebanon . Each song has a theme that is shared with the audience prior to each performance, some pieces humorous, others sombre, and mainly up-tempo Arabic rhythms.
Sami already has a film out called How We Can Solve the Palestinian Israeli Problem. The link is here:
With 4 CD’s on sale a book written and a film, Sami will surely captivate you with his music.
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Peter has hand picked the players from each corner of the world for this unique occasion. Prepare yourselves to witness the high energy jazz from this international quintet from Brazil, Venezuela, Slovakia and Hungary.
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Minimal funk quartet Bunk infuse blues into their instrumental grooves. Their tight arrangements from a four piece rhythm section of keys, guitar, bass and drums seldom, but do lean to discrete nods and winks to navigate the improvisational zones.
Daniel Whelan – Guitar
Luke Dunford – Keys
Brian Murphy – Bass
Cote Calmet – Drums
Phisqa live at the International Bar (upstairs) in Dublin, featuring Chris Engel on Alto Sax, Julien Colarossi on Guitar, Leopoldo Osio on Keyboard, Cormac O’Brien on Double Bass and Cote Calmet on Drums.
The Manden Ensemble is an international group of Artists fusing traditional and contemporary styles of West African music from the Mande Empire of what is now known as Mali. Inspired by both village and Wassalou (Oumou Sangare) styles it
Coleco Trio + Paul Booth and Ryan Quigley live at the International Bar (upstairs) in Dublin, featuring Paul Booth on Tenor sax, Ryan Quigley on Trumpet, Leopoldo Osio on Keyboard, Cormac O’Brien on Double Bass and Cote Calmet on Drums.
Booth, Quigley, Moriarty, Fleming and Calmet Quintet live at the International Bar (upstairs) in Dublin, featuring Paul Booth on Tenor Sax, Ryan Quigley on Trumpet, John Moriarty on Guitar, Dave Fleming on Double Bass and Cote Calmet on Drums
Metric Electric live at the International Bar (upstairs), featuring Tom Caraher on Tenor Sax, Paddy Groenland on Guitar, Leopoldo Osio on Keyboard, Peter Erdei on Electric Bass and Cote Calmet on Drums.