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Match&Fuse Dublin 2017

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Match&Fuse Dublin 2017 dlr Lexicon, Dun Loaghaire, Dublin, Ireland September 16, 2017 “We are Rocky Road and we've existed since Wednesday," bassist Anneleen Boheme announced to the Saturday afternoon audience of the first Match&Fuse festival to be held in Ireland. Well, we're used to pop-up shops after all, so why not pop-up improvised music? Match&Fuse was conceived by London musician/promoter Dave Morecroft in 2011 as a festival and touring project to promote ...

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Umbra: Umbra

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Dublin guitarist/composer Chris Guilfoyle's Umbra has been around for half a decade, so its debut album can be seen as the product of patience and endurance. Critically acclaimed performances at the IMC's Down With Jazz and 12 Points festivals, as well as Bray Jazz, have helped raise the band's profile, but with band members not always residing in the same country, gigs have been too infrequent and tours too short for a combo of such evident talents. Forty minutes of ...


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