Melanie O’Reilly with the Simon Rowe Organ Trio

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Dublin-born Melanie has become one of Ireland’s internationally known jazz singers.  She returns to the Bay Area for a special guest appearance  with the Simon Rowe Organ Trio.

Melanie has performed extensively throughout France, Britain, Ireland, Norway, and the USA, including representing Ireland at the Schoenburg Hall Los Angeles  and again at the European Heritage Festival in Normandy in 2019. She was a  Visiting Scholar /Musician in Residence at UC Berkeley’s Celtic Studies and received an award for “Artist with Extraordinary ability” by the US. While in the Bay Area, she sang regularly in jazz clubs in San Francisco Bay Area and was known as a Bay Area Treasure.

 Back in Ireland she is currently Jazz Artist in Residence at Wexford Arts Centre, has created her Jazz  Appreciation and Outreach series, performed her own unique song compositions for National Culture Night and has performed her Swing Jazz  series to sell-out audiences. Her tribute to  Anita O Day performance  garnered 4-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 

Having been  Artist in Residence  in La Mue Normandy France, she has collaborated with  acclaimed choreographer Karine Saporta in a new performance piece of jazz celtique.  

 She is the creator and host of the award-winning radio series “Jazz on the Bay”, originally broadcast on RTE Radio 1, which is currently being broadcast monthly on the California jazz station KCSM.org

www.melanieoreilly.com

Additional information

Date

July 26, 2023

Time

7pm, 9pm