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Conor Murray

Album

Murrays Law

Label: Lyte Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: On The Cusp; Moscow; Solitude; I Want To Believe; Little Steps; Right Side Of Up; Clarity.

Musician

Murray Brothers

Described by the Irish Times as, ” two rising stars of the northwest’s blossoming jazz scene”, Micheal and Conor Murray, twin brothers, are considered to be two of the rising stars of Irish jazz. Born in the rugged, rural landscape of County Donegal Ireland, Conor and Micheal began experimenting with various different instruments in Irish traditional music like the Fiddle, Guitar, and Tin Whistle before settling on Saxophone and Double Bass respectively at age twelve. They both developed a strong love for jazz music soon after and quickly began to develop a reputation around Donegal. In 2013, at the Sligo Jazz Project, the brothers met Irish Jazz Drummer David Lyttle who the have had the honour of working with and being mentored since then. In 2015 they moved to Glasgow to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the direction of Tommy Smith, and gained experience performing in many of Scotland’s jazz clubs with some of the country’s top musicians

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Brilliant Corners 2020

Read "Brilliant Corners 2020" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Brilliant Corners 2020 Various Venues jny:Belfast, N. Ireland February 27 to March 7, 2020 Maybe it's global warming, for just as the first bloom of spring in these strange times appears in February, so too, Brilliant Corners starts ever earlier. From its first, modest edition over three days ...

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Sligo Jazz Project 2018: Days 1-2

Read "Sligo Jazz Project 2018: Days 1-2" reviewed by James Fleming


Days 1-2 | Days 3-4Sligo Jazz Project Various Venues Sligo, Ireland July 24-29, 2018 July 24, 2018 The Garavogue River flows slow and lazy through the centre of town to Sligo Harbour. Mountains stand in the distance out in Yeats country, green and rocky, overlooking the fields on the ...

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Brilliant Corners 2018

Read "Brilliant Corners 2018" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Brilliant Corners 2018 Black Box jny: Belfast, N. Ireland March 3-10, 2018 Compared to Dublin or cities in the UK, Belfast is usually overlooked when jazz groups tour. When the likes of Wayne Shorter, Charles Lloyd, Ahmad Jamal, Keith Jarrett or Brad Mehldau come to Ireland it's usually a one-stop ...


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