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10 Strule Arts Centre | Spring Programme 2019 JimMcDermott Ensemble Saturday Brunch Jim McDermott is one of the finest Sax players in Ireland and a legend in his native Derry. He has played with all the big names including Van Morrison and is one of the main attractions at The Derry Jazz festival. Enjoy Jim’s virtuosic playing and the delicious freshly prepared food in the scenic Strule Coffee shop. This is the right life style choice for your Saturday lunch time. Booking is advisable for this popular event. Saturday 02 February | £10.00/£8.00 | 8pm Auditorium | Music | Jazz A Triumvirate of Trumpets The quintessential jazz instrument might very well be the Trumpet and Northern Ireland is currently blessed with three of the very best in Europe, Mark Bradley, Linley Hamilton and Rick Swan, so we thought if we can get all three in the Country at the one time, why not stage a unique one night only trumpet extravaganza? And here We have it, A Truimvirate of Trumpets. Working in the great tradition of Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis, these are musicians of the highest calibre, each of whom can take the melodies of The Great American Songbook and create musical magic. Tonight Mark, Linley and Rick are joined by the mighty Strabane Brass Band conducted by Charles Fyyfe together with Peter Doherty on bass Brian Humpherson piano. Paul Maguire guitar and singer extraordinaire Gerarda McCann. It’s not going to happen again soon -if ever -so don’t miss it. Sunday 03 February | £Free | 11:30am to 1pm Strule Café | Music | Jazz Sunday Brunch - Gerarda McCann Quintet This is one of the most popular gigs of the festival and no wonder as Gerarda and her band gently swing you through breakfast in the beautiful Strule Cafe. Enjoy good music, great views and fabulous food freshly prepared. Read the papers, chat to your friends and relax. It’s what Sundays are for. Booking is advisable for this extremely popular event. Omagh Jazz and Big Band Festival presents Saturday 02 February | £Free | 12pm to 2pm Strule Café | Music | Jazz