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# Jazz

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# It's back
Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returning this year after being cancelled due to Covid-19 in 2020
The festival is set to take place over the bank holiday weekend from 22 to 25 October.
Clippers rally to oust top seeded Jazz, Sixers set stage for game 7
The fourth seeded Clippers won their four straight match.
# JJ Smyth
Dublin's oldest jazz club is making way for a block of short-term lets
New plans for JJ Smyth’s will see the music venue replaced with 19 bedrooms.
Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'
Journalist Jennifer Hough encountered two disturbing incidents on the city’s streets within weeks of each other.
# from Phibsborough to berlin
The fascinating story of an Irish jazz sensation who witnessed the Nazis come to power
Josephine Alexandra Mitchell, or Zandra, was the country’s first female saxophonist.
# People Power
Elderly musician overwhelmed with responses to ad asking for people to jam with him
“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”
# let's jam
An elderly musician put out a request for people to jam with, and got loads of responses
“I’ve missed playing, and when I do play now it makes me feel better and young again.”
# no spoilers
9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash
All about that Jazz.
# Staying Put
"I have no intention of taking a break" - Gay Byrne refutes suggestion he's retiring
There had been some speculation that today’s show on Lyric FM would be his last – but the veteran broadcaster says he will be back in the autumn.
# jazz hands
Eighties teen queen Molly Ringwald has made a jazz album
And she wants you to take it seriously.
# Competition
WIN: Tickets to see Nigel Kennedy at sold-out gig has 10 sets of tickets to the sold-out concert at National Concert Hall this Wednesday night. Click through to be in with a chance of winning.
# nch
Pole position: Why Nigel Kennedy and Yiddish jazz are the perfect match
World’s best-selling classical violinist and Polish jazz stars to take over National Concert Hall to mark Poland’s first presidency of the EU.
# Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin: Action Man, fighter pilot... jazz singer
Vlad the Impaler isn’t your average prime minister. Oh no – he has a bit of a tune in him too.