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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

CEO Experiment With Kurt Rosenwinkel at The Sugar Club

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CEO Experiment with Kurt Rosenwinkel
The Sugar Club
jny: Dublin, Ireland
September 30, 2017

CEO Experiment's Dublin concert with special guest Kurt Rosenwinkel seemed to be a long time coming. For months there'd been speculation that the great American guitarist might rock up for this one-off gig. When it was ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Bray Jazz Festival 2017

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Bray Jazz Festival
Various venues
Bray, Ireland
May 28-30, 2017

There are just so many cultural events going on in Ireland over the May Bank Holiday weekend that it can be a bit of a head-spin deciding what to opt for. Roots music gatherings, literature festivals, classical recitals, a chamber ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Improvised Music Company@25, Various Artists At Sugar Club

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Improvised Music Company@25
Sugar Club
jny: Dublin, Ireland
November 26, 2016

It was an appropriately festive atmosphere in the Sugar Club to mark Improvised Music Company's twenty fifth birthday celebrations. Older musicians, perhaps just starting out a quarter of a century ago, rubbed shoulders with the current generation of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

CEO Experiment: CEO Experiment

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CEO Experiment's eponymous debut, merging jazz's more traditional roots with a modern aesthetic, is proof not only of a fine trio in the making but also of Dublin's thriving cosmopolitan jazz scene. Born of a jam session in The International Bar--one of the city's most renowned jazz sanctuaries--in 2013, the palpable chemistry felt that day between ...

Manden Express: Manden Express

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The name Manden Express derives from the ancient Manden Empire--better known today as Mali--and its music is an intoxicating fusion of traditional and contemporary West African sounds, Afrobeat and grooving jazz-rock. This EP, its debut release, successfully captures the essence of the Dublin-based septet's thrilling live shows -dance-fests that have made Manden Express a crowd favorite ...

NEWS: EVENT

12 Points Showcase Club & Jam Session Serves Up Three Of The Best New Irish Jazz Bands

12 Points Showcase Club & Jam Session Serves Up Three Of The Best New Irish Jazz Bands

As if 12 Points main program wasn’t enough for serious music lovers, 12 Points Showcase Club & Jam Session puts three of Ireland’s hottest new ands under the spotlight from 11pm upstairs in Sweeneys. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, 12 Points hijinks continue into the wee small hours with ‘fringe’ after-show gigs and improvisation-friendly jam sessions ...

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CEO Experiment Plays Dublin Gigs Ahead Of Debut CD Launch

CEO Experiment Plays Dublin Gigs Ahead Of Debut CD Launch

CEO Experiment, one of the most exciting jazz piano trios in jny: Dublin, is set to play two concerts prior to the release in spring of its debut CD. Pianist Leopoldo Osio, electric bassist Peter Erdei and drummer Cote Calmet, who make up CEO Experiment, are three of the most outstanding exponents of their respective instruments in ...

NEWS: EVENT

Monday Night Irish Jazz/Impro Series At Whelans, Dublin

Monday Night Irish Jazz/Impro Series At Whelans, Dublin

The healthy state of Irish jazz/improvised/contemporary music is celebrated in a series of upcoming Monday night concerts at Whelans in jny:Dublin. Improvised Music Company begins its series of monthly Monday nights in Whelan’s with three vocally adventurous acts on 23rd June. Fresh from a breathtaking performance at Down With Jazz festival, Blue Eyed Hawk present melodic, spacious ...

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Down With Jazz 2014

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Down With Jazz
Meeting House Square
jny: Dublin, Ireland
May 31-June 1, 2014

There's nothing quite like a Bank Holiday weekend, sunshine and music. Having moved from 2013's September slot with its unpredictable autumn weather to the last weekend in May with its unpredictable spring weather, Down With Jazz 2014 passed ...

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Ricardo Herz Trio/Phisqa at BelloBar

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Ricardo Herz Trio/Phisqa
BelloBar
jny: Dublin, Ireland
May 21 2014

It was a happy case of serendipity. The square in front of BelloBar was buzzing with vocal chants, clapping, percussion and the twangy rhythmic drive of three berimbau, urging on the dancers in their strange ballet that was part mime, part ...


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