” Guitarist/composer/teacher Aengus Hackett is fast becoming
a pivotal figure of the Irish jazz scene. “

Matt Micucci, Jazziz Magazine, USA


Welcome to the website of musician, composer, facilitator
and teacher Aengus Hackett.

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Have a look around, check out my projects on the music page, and please get in touch.

JAZZGate Autumn / Winter 2019 Season


JAZZGate is the series of jazz concerts which I curate and perform on in The Black Gate Galway. The series pays tribute to the greatest jazz artists and composers of all time,
as well as featuring local and visiting musicians – celebrating the absolute cream of the Irish Jazz scene.

September 13
The Music of Aretha Franklin
featuring special guest Barbara Vulso on vocals

September 21
The Music of Wayne Shorter
featuring special guest Cathal Roche on saxophone

September 28
The Music of Aengus Hackett!
A new trio performing brand-new compositions of mine,
feat. Derek Whyte (bass) and Matthew Jacobson (drums)

More to be announced very soon,
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