Granary Theatre

POD in Concert

PLEASE NOTE: This event is now fully booked. Please contact Granary Theatre to place your name on a waiting list. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


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This week’s concert features none other than the jazz/world music fusion group, POD, lead by the extraordinary and dynamic performer and composer, Paul O’Donnell, UCC.

The Granary Theatre is the venue for what promises to be a very special event – and the best way to start the jazz bank holiday weekend!
Please note that there is limited capacity at this venue: tickets are free but booking is essential.

Paul O Donnell is a composer, performer and lecturer at the University College Cork School of Music and Theatre. His areas of interest are jazz, world music and popular music. Over the last 25 years he has worked nationally and internationally with a host of jazz luminaries, including Grant Stewart, Bobby Watson, Bill Berry and Jon Faddis. Paul has also recorded CDs in the genres of jazz, Latin American and popular music. In more recent times he has created and led a number of jazz/world music groups, including: Enerjazz (2010), The Paul O Donnell Jazz World Ensemble(2011) and his most recent and current project PODFusion (2012 – present day), which is an intercultural, collaborative ensemble focusing exclusively on Paul’s own original work in the genres of jazz and world music.

Paul will be joined by an ensemble of extraordinary musicians who make up POD:

Matthias Schriefl – trumpet

Nick Roth – saxophone

Eamonn Cagney – percussion

Peter Erdei – bass

Cote Calmet – drums