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International Masterclass Series

Julian Siegel (Saxophone)

Monday 16 September 2013, 4pm-6pm
DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama
Rathmines Road, Dublin 6

DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama is delighted to present a Masterclass with stunning jazz saxophonist, Julian Siegel in association with Music Network.

Julian Siegel is touring Ireland with Thought-Fox with Music Network.  For more information on the tour, visit www.musicnetwork.ie.  The ensemble performs in the Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray on 18 September and Coach House, Dublin Castle on 20 September.

Julian Siegel has established himself as a powerful player and individual writer on the flourishing UK and European Jazz Scene. He was awarded the 2007 BBC Jazz Award for Best Instrumentalist and in 2011 the London Festival Fringe London Jazz Award. His varied musical life has included performances with Hermeto Pascoal, Kenny Wheeler, Andrew Hill, Django Bates, Norma Winstone, Bill Frisell, Michael Gibbs, John Taylor, Steve Swallow, Steve Lacy, Jason Yarde and Laurie Anderson. His current bands are the Julian Siegel Trio with Downtown NYC improvising stars Drummer Joey Baron and Bassist Greg Cohen, the Julian Siegel Quartet featuring pianist Liam Noble, the band has just released the CD ‘Urban Theme Park’ to critical acclaim, and the influential band Partisans, co-led with the in-demand guitarist Phil Robson since 1996. He is also a member of Oren Marshall's 'Charming Transport Band' featuring musicians from Nigeria, Ghana and London.