Date: Sunday 13th July
Venue: Moon River
Doors: Boarding 11.45am, sailing 12.15pm for 70 minutes
Sail the River Shannon to the sounds of Gypsy jazz and Manouche rhythms by Croatian born guitarist Drazen Derek, Russian virtuoso violinist Oleg Ponomarev and Sligo based bassist and fellow member of NoCrows Eddie Lee.
Drazen Derek is an accomplished musician, composer and arranger who has performed globally with artists such as Carols Nunez, The BBC Orchestra and The Chieftains. He is a Founding Member of ‘Café Orchestra’ and is currently in the final stages of a PhD in Guitar Improvisation at The Conservatory of Music.
Oleg Ponomarev has lived in Ireland for over 20 years. After making a name for himself with Russian Gypsy Band Lokyo, he has played internationally with artists including Ravi Shankar and Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones. He is a master of Gypsy Swing, the jazz style made famous by Django Reinhardt. Also in this fine trio is another member of NoCrows, double bassist Eddie Lee, a regular on the Moon River Water Music sessions.