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Dan Walsh is a musician from Mayfield, Cork City

He is currently active as the bandleader and composer in FIXITY, Saxophonist in The Bonk, Drummer with Junior Brother, as half of experimental electronic duo Senior Infants, director of The Council For The Dark Arts Orchestra and as collaborator with many other artists in various fields of intrigue.

In 2013, Dan founded Cork Improvised Music Club and since has performed with and learned with a large pool of artists from Ireland and abroad, informing through collaboration the approach to improvisation which permeates all of his work. In early 2013, Dan founded Cork Improvised Music Club and a result of this experience, in 2017 Dan founded The Council For The Dark Arts, an 18piece improvised music Orchestra.

Fixity is a group formed in 2015 as a home for his compositions. With a focus on collaboration and the interpretability by collaborators. To date, Fixity has put out 11 individual releases including 2 LPs on Penske Recordings. At present Dan is focusing on developing his practice further as a composer and multi instrumentalist while preparing new Fixity releases and continuing to collaborate with an ever growing pool of artists.

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