Moneymore musician lines up jazz treats in Derry

Anne Tracey from Moneymore
Anne Tracey from Moneymore

A Moneymore musician is putting the finishing touches to the City of Derry Jazz Festival, with two nights of music to be hosted by the Mid Ulster woman.

Anne Tracey, one of the talented Corey family, introduces more new faces to the jazz scene and brings back many of last year’s talents.

“Providing new artists with an opportunity is part of what makes the show joyful for me,” she says.

Watch out for sixteen year old Callum Feeney on piano, while Chelsea Cooke, a gifted singer with a voice like Adele’s, joins this year’s line-up.

Another singer new to the festival is Rosie McCann, Ian Cooke (Chelsea’s father) and Paul Lambert who will duet with Anne on a surprising mix of jazz and rock.

‘Jazz with a Twist’ takes place on 29 and 30 April at the Holywell Diverse City Community Partnership building in Bishop Street, backing band led as always by Frank Cassidy on keys.