STRUT at The Peacock

4-night pop-up Jazz Club
November 18-21st
The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

From New Yorks ‘Village Vanguard’ to London’s ‘Ronnie Scott’s’, the quintessential jazz club has always been at the fulcrum of urban musical creativity. The intimate setting and dynamic between audience and musician makes the jazz club the heart of every city’s scene. This November it is Dublin’s turn to dig that vibe, that energy, and that incomparable jazz club atmosphere with STRUT at the Peacock.

Ibrahim Electric // 7pm Wednesday 18th November
This highly regarded Danish organ trio brew an intoxicating & unique blend of funk, groove and Afro Beat.
"Do you remember the feeling of listening to a band for the first time and being completely blown away by the sheer majesty of the performance? For those of you who have experienced this, be prepared for it to happen again. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, you will understand. Prepare yourself for Ibrahim Electric!” –, USA

Blue-Eyed Hawk // 7pm Thursday 19th November
Taking its name from a line in W.B. Yeats's poem ‘Under the Moon’, Blue-Eyed Hawk construct refreshing improvisations and richly textured original music that traverses art-rock, jazz, minimalist and electronic sound worlds.
"So brilliant. Everyone in the room was spellbound” - BBC Radio 3

3G Feat. Gerhard Ornig  // 9pm Thursday 19th November
This new quartet, formed specifically for STRUT features the Guilfoyle ’s rhythmically adventurous approach to jazz and improvisation, augmented here by addition of a rising star on trumpet, Gerhard Ornig, from Austria.
“One of Ireland’s most innovative composers” Sunday Times on Ronan Guilfoyle
Louis Stewart & Brian Dunning  // 7pm Friday 20th November
36 years after recording "Alone Together" live on the Peacock stage, Irish jazz guitar legend Louis Stewart is joined again by esteemed flautist Brian Dunning for a reprise of their seminal 1979 live recording with guest bassist Dan Bodwell.
“Extraordinary high levels of focused, deep, creative playing… [Louis Stewart] must be considered one of the instrument’s world class players” - Downbeat Magazine.

Gabriele Mirabassi & Francesco Turrisi  // 9pm Friday 20th November
An exploration of the lyrical Italian jazz tradition, with this clarinet and piano duo also giving a nod to a myriad of Brazilian, Latin, contemporary & early music influences.
“One of the modern masters"  All About Jazz on Miribassi

The Necks  // 9pm Saturday 21st November
“One of the greatest bands in the world” say the New York Times, this internationally acclaimed Australian trio offers up a profoundly empathic style of improvised music, creating compelling soundscapes that slowly unfold with each unique performance. 
"one of the most extraordinary groups on the planet... a sonic experience that has few parallels or rivals.” - The Guardian
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