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Michael Buckley comes from a very musical family, both his father and brother are outstanding jazz saxophonists. Something of a child prodigy (he played with the great American saxophonist George Coleman when he was only twelve), he began on flute and then added saxophone a little later on. He performed as a soloist in European Youth Jazz Orchestra playing alongside Lee Konitz, touring extensively in lreland and Britain. He also won a scholarship to attend the Skidmore Jazz Summer School in New York.

One of the most outstanding soloists on his instrument in Ireland today, he currentiy leads his own quartet and this group performed with the Canadian trumpeter Ingrid Jensen at the 1995 Cork Jazz Festlval.

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