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Sélène Saint-Aimé

Triskel Arts Centre

Sélène is a afro-french contrabassist, singer and composer with caribbean and west african origins.

She studied with internationally acclaimed bassists Ron Carter and Lonnie Plaxico as well as saxophonist, conceptualist Steve Coleman.

Sélène lately received a “Victoire du Jazz 2021” award in the “Rising star” category for her highly acclaimed first record “Mare Undarum”. Her second recording, “Potomitan”, out in March 2022 is already esteemed by the international press.

Sélène takes some time off of touring for ongoing research and musical studies. She is currently a ‘composer in residence’ at Tropiques Atrium National Hall of Martinique and one of the 2022 Villa Albertine laureate in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sélène has also built a non-profit alongside martinican percussionist Boris Reine-Adélaïde called Afropolis that aims to promote and develop the practice of traditional music from Martinique.

Triskel Arts Centre
Sun 30th – 2:30pm

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT MUSICIANS ON THE PLANET

– Miles Davis

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– Ft.com

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Denise Chaila has established herself not only as a groundbreaking and award-winning artist, but also a profoundly influential voice in modern Irish society

– Hot Press

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SEUN KUTI FURTHERS HIS FATHER (FELA KUTI’S) MESSAGE

– NPR

27 – 30 OCTober | 11am – 5.00pm | St. Peter’s Church

LISTEN UP!

Our classics playlist is a melting pot of the best in jazz that we have featured at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival over the past 44 years. You will hear Ella Fitzgerald, George Shearing, Mel Torme, Wynton Marsalis, Buddy Rich, Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson, Tony, Allen, Billy Eckstine, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Cleo Laine, Dave Brubeck, Chick Corea, Gerry Mulligan, Stéphane Grappelli, Sonny Rollins, Esbjorn Svensson Trio, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Gregory Porter, Billy Cobham and much more