Bray Jazz Festival returns for its 15th year on the May Bank Holiday weekend. Described as 'one of the very best small jazz festivals in Europe', the event will showcase some of the leading names in international jazz and world music over the three days of the bank holiday weekend.

Headline artists this year include American trumpeter Dave Douglas who will appear with his fellow countryman, pianist Uri Caine, acclaimed young Norwegian saxophonist Marius Neset, and the leading exponent of Brazilian bossa nova, guitarist Vinicius Cantauária.

On a bill that will feature performers of more than 20 different nationalities there will also be appearances by West African combo Manden Express, This is How we Fly, Indian classical players Debajyoti & Joyeeta Sanyal, by Dublin's Toot Sweet, Kavorka, The Joni Project, Booka Brass Band, Interskalactic, The Bree Harris Band, The Hugh Buckley Quartet, Zaska, JCQ, Zeuritia, and much more.