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From Brazil to Bray - Jazz people fly in for weekend festival

NEW YORK-based Brazilian pianist and singer, Eliane Elias heads to Bray this weekend for the town's hugely popular jazz festival.

Bray Jazz Festival will host musicians of more than 24 different nationalities from tonight.

Top players from the US, Brazil, France, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and Finland are among those lined up to appear.

The town also hosts a "mini-festival within a festival" tomorrow afternoon, when four groups playing music from the Balkans and the Middle East take centre stage at Bray Civic Plaza, off the Main Street.

For more about this year's festival, visit www.brayjazz.com.