VIDEO from and Tourism Ireland: Ireland Hosts 32nd Cork Jazz Music Festival

Oct 25, 2010, 09:23 ET from from ,Tourism Ireland

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The Cork Jazz Festival is taking place on October 22- 25 in southern Ireland. Set amongst the grand Georgian parades, the event hosts more than 120 international acts on 28 different stages in numerous pubs and clubs across the city. This year, Ireland's largest jazz event includes many international and Irish acts, like Steve Winwood with his folk-jazz infusion, acid jazz outfit The Brand New Heavies, American Jazz icon Herbie Hancock, famed Cuban Pianist and composer Omar Sosa. Musical styles on show also include bebop, swing, freeform, dixieland and traditional jazz. Other highlights include the Guinness Music Trail, with free gigs all weekend. In its 32nd year, the event has become a 'Jewel in the Crown' of Irish music festivals, hosting jazz's greatest names like Ella Fitzgerald, Art Blakely and Dizzy Gillespie. Available video includes general views from the event.

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