LULU’S JAZZ CLUB
in Whelan’s – Every Tuesday
A NIGHT WITH HARP BOP QUARTET
Igniting the Irish Jazz Scene with an Eclectic Musical Fusion
SORCHA MC CAGUE, YUZUHA O HALLORAN, EOIN O HALLORAN & HUGH DENMAN
Little Whelan’s • Tue 27th June 2023
HarpBop, a thrilling and innovative jazz quartet, is set to captivate audiences with their distinctive sound and imaginative style.
HarpBop breaks new ground with its unique combination of instruments, blending them in a complementary and eclectic manner. Featuring Sorcha Mc Cague on the harp, Yuzuha O Halloran on flute and alto sax, Eoin O Halloran on bass, and Hugh Denman on drums, this quartet seamlessly merges their diverse musical backgrounds to create an enchanting experience for jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike.
This much-anticipated performance heralds the introduction of the harp, Ireland’s cherished national instrument, to the vibrant Irish jazz scene. HarpBop pays homage to the legendary Detroit-born harpist Dorothy Ashby (1932-1986), a true luminary in the world of jazz harp, by showcasing some of her original compositions. Prepare to be enthralled as HarpBop weaves the rich tapestry of Ashby’s legacy into their own inspired renditions.
Not content with resting solely on tradition, HarpBop also explores new horizons by presenting fresh arrangements of tunes from acclaimed artists spanning a wide range of styles. From the iconic Lee Morgan to the timeless Ray Noble, their performance promises to be a dynamic journey through the annals of jazz history, infused with HarpBop’s contemporary vision.
Join us at Lulu’s Jazz Club for an unforgettable evening on 27 June. HarpBop’s musical virtuosity and innovative arrangements will transport you to a world of rhythmic enchantment and melodic allure. Experience the magic as this new and progressive group redefines the boundaries of jazz, breathing new life into the genre with their extraordinary talents.
Yuzuha O Halloran – flute /alto sax
Eoin O Halloran – bass
Sorcha Mc Cague – harp
Hugh Denman – drums
€11.10 Student / €14.97 Early Bird / €18.34 General Admission – Fully Seated
Tickets are available online from Whelan’s – 50c per ticket service charge applies
Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Silent Disco from 10:30pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best (€5 cover charge), plus Late Bar.