This is a swinging 17 piece big band featuring some of the best improvising jazz talent in Ireland. Led by Paul Dunlea from Cork, the band will perform an expansive repertoire including original compositions and arrangements written by Paul and other Irish composers including Cormac McCarthy and Paul Frost to name but a few.
"a thoughtful and sensitive composer, with a gift for blending instruments to paint pictures in sound"...... Irish Independent
Tickets available from events.cit.ie
Enjoy the very welcome return to Cork of The Sound of Seventeen, the renowned Edinburgh-based big band (five saxes, four trumpets, four trombones, rhythm section and vocalists).
This rip roaring unit captures the essence of the golden age of big bands, complemented by superb vocals.
It’s now celebrating its 10th anniversary with a wide range of music to satisfy all festivalgoers. Don’t miss this superb attraction at the afternoon sessions in the Festival Club.