Frank Hess Band

Frank Hess Band

Frank is one of Ireland’s most well renowned Doublebass Jazz musicians, having accompanied many top international artists on stage such as Matt Monro,Frankie Vaughan,Jimmy Witherspoon and Eddie Lockjaw Davis to name just a few. Joined on stage by Paul Drennan who is a member of the well known Drennan musical family and is a very highly regarded and sought after piano and music teacher.

Paul most recently returned from a world tour with Michael Flately and his show Lord of the Dance. Making up the last member of the trio is Jazz and Blues guitar legend Nigel Mooney. A charismatic figure on the Dublin circuit since the early 1980’s when his Gripewater Bluesband spearheaded the blues movement in Ireland. Over his career he has performed with such musical legends as BB King, George Fame and Dr Louis Stewart as well as writing and recording many movie soundtracks and television productions.

SETLIST:

MOONDANCE – VAN MORRISON
HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES – TONY BENNETT
MACK THE KNIFE – BOBBY DARIN
LA MER – BOBBY DARIN
LET THERE BE LOVE – NAT KING COLE
COME FLY WITH ME – FRANK SINATRA
SWAY DEAN – MARTIN
QUANDO QUANDO – ENGLEBERG HUMPERDINK
WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES – JAMIE CALLUM
I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN FRANK – SINATRA
THAT’S LIFE – FRANK SINATRA
NIGHT AND DAY – COLE PORTER
THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT – TONY BENNETT
IT HAD TO BE YOU – HARRY CONNICK
FLY ME TO THE MOON – FRANK SINATRA
WHEN I FALL IN LOVE – NAT KING COLE
SUMMERTIME – ELLA FITZGERALD
THEY CAN’T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME – FRED ASTAIRE
HOW ABOUT YOU – HARRY CONNICK
CAN’T TAkE MY EYES OFF YOU – ANDY WILLIAMS
MY BABY JUST CARES ABOUT ME – NINA SIMONE
YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG – FRANK SINATRA
MONEY CANT BUY ME LOVE – BEATLES
HARD DAYS NIGHT – BEATLES
I FEEL FINE – BEATLES
CHEEK TO CHEEK – FRED ASTAIRE
THE MORE I SEE YOU – BUDDY GRECO
LETS FACE THE MUSIC AND DANCE – NAT KING COLE
WATERMELON MAN CANTOLUPE ISLAND – HERBIE HANCOCK
THE IN CROWD – RAMSEY LEWIS
STAY AS SWEET AS YOU ARE – FRANK SINATRA
BUT NOT FOR ME – TONY BENNETT
YOU’V GOT A FRIEND – JAMES TAYLOR
ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE – ANDY WILLIAMS
ALL OR NOTHING AT ALL – FRANK SINATRA
GEORGIA – RAY CHARLES
RING OF FIRE – FULSOM PRISON BLUES – JOHNNY CASH
ITS NOT UNUSUAL – TOM JONES
THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE – TONY BENNETT
JUST IN TIME – TONY BENNETT
THAT’S AMORE – DEAN MARTIN

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