• Tommy Halferty

    Ireland's Leading Jazz Guitarist

Tommy Halferty Albums

Tommy Halferty invites Norma Winstone

A duo album made by Tommy Halferty and Norma Winstone after twenty-five years performing concerts and club gigs in Ireland and England. This celebratory album was brought about by Allen Smith of

Station Midi

Leading Jazz Guitarist Halferty joins forces with one of Ireland's leading rhythm sections Dave Redmond (Bass) and Kevin Brady(Drums). New & original compositions which feature a mix of improvised music, rock & blues.

Maelstrom

Ethereal interplay between Irish jazz guitarist and Japanese contemporary pianist. Their uplifting and calming virtuosities together create the maelstrom of intuition for peace.

Tommy Halferty Trio

27 May 2022 20:30 – 23:30
Location: Scott's Jazz Club, Sandown Road 1, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Category: Normal Gig

Dublin-based but Derry-born Halferty is part of that pioneering cohort of Irish jazz musicians who heard the great Louis Stewart in the 1970s and realised that aspiring to the highest levels of artistry was possible for an Irish-based musician.

Over the years, the Derry man’s muse has led him from Stewart’s lucid be-bop to the post-Coltrane intricacies of electric guitarists such as John McLaughlin, John Abercrombie and Pat Metheny, and on to explore the tangled pathways that connect jazz with folk, Irish traditional, Brazilian and even Indian music.

Now based in Dublin, Tommy teaches jazz guitar at Dublin City University and maintains a busy performance schedule across Ireland and France.

Doors: 8:30pm
Music: 9pm

Venue:
Scotts Jazz Club
1 Sandown Road,
Ballyhackamore BT5 6GT Belfast, UK

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