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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: PROFILES

Improvised Music Company: Orbital Pathways, Gravitational Pull

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Arguably some of the most dramatic changes in jazz have taken place in the last quarter of its century-long history: the emergence of a strong European jazz identity/identities; technological advances that empower individuals to become their own producers; Youtube, which has all but erased the boundary between past and present; the increase in pedagogical institutions; pan-national ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

D.F.F.: Pouric Songs

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D.F.F. is a seven-piece super-group founded by multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Dave Flynn and Pouric Songs is its stellar debut recording. The versatile Flynn is also the man behind the Clare Memory Orchestra--a fusion of Ireland's leading traditional and classical musicians--so it's no surprise that D.F.F. blends genres and colors so seamlessly. Pop, rock, African rhythms and folksy balladry ...

NEWS: EVENT

D.F.F. - Exciting Cross-Genre Band Play The Button Factory, Dublin, April 10

D.F.F. -  Exciting Cross-Genre Band Play The Button Factory,  Dublin, April 10

D.F.F. at the Button Factory Saturday 12th April: Doors 8pm D.F.F. featuring the musical talents of Vyvienne Long, Niwel Tsumbu & Dave Flynn. Touring their debut album Pouric Songs out 28 March on Frisbee Records What does D.F.F. stand for one might ask? Well it can mean whatever you want it to mean, whatever definition comes to mind when you ...