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Machrijazz: A New Happening In Jazz Guitar by Martin Connolly

Machrijazz: A New Happening In Jazz Guitar by Martin Connolly

Machrijazz is the second album by solo guitar artist Machrijam. It features twelve tracks played exclusively on guitar, overdubbed. As the title suggests, Machrijazz represents a sui generis jazz, not easily categorized. It is blues-infused, but some tracks incorporate Country ‘n' Western or even a rock feel. The playing is assured and dynamic, the songs short ...

Take Five with Machrijam

Read "Take Five with Machrijam" reviewed by Martin Connolly

About Machrijam

Machrijam is my artist name. Martin Connolly my daily one. I'm from Belfast, Ireland. I've been resident in Japan since early 1990s. Married. Two sons, both taller than me. As for my present status, I'm a professor at a university in Yokohama, Japan. I have published on James Joyce, medieval literature & ...

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Machrijam

Machrijam is the artist name of Martin Connolly. From Belfast, Ireland. Resident in Japan since early 1990s. Married. Two sons. Present status: Professor at a university in Yokohama, Japan. Has published on James Joyce, medieval literature & contemporary Irish lit, plus in other areas. Has also published a number of works of creative writing, novel, poetry, stories. Released 'Machrijam', debut album in 2015. Will release new album this year. Solo artist. All compositions original.