Partisans (UK) are bringing their award winning fresh sounds to Dublin audiences this September
“Everything from African and Caribbean influences to modernistic expansions of the jazz tradition and, when the group rocks out, doing so with complete and utter authority and credibility...an inimitable style that seems to get better every time”- John Kelman, All About Jazz (Ottawa Jazz Festival 2014)
12 Points to join Aarhus Jazz Festival for European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2017
Improvised Music Company are delighted to announce that 12 Points 2017 will take place in the vibrant city of Aarhus, Denmark in association with the Aarhus Jazz Festival and JazzDanmark, as part of the 2017 Aarhus European Capital of Culture events. The concert performances will be held in the bustling live music venue, Atlas, in downtown Aarhus.
12 Points will then return to Dublin for it’s 12th birthday in 2018.
IMC BACKSTAGE: Video Interview with guitarist Stian Westerhus
Aoife Concannon from IMC interviews Stian Westerhus about his performance at STRING THEORY, a new international festival of electric guitar which took place in Dublin in May 2016. Stian shares his own development as a musician and his personal approach to the guitar and improvisation.
IMC BACKSTAGE: Matthew Jacobson talks about ROAMER
This week Matthew Jacobson spoke to us about Roamer, an exciting project that brings together four of Ireland’s most internationally active improvising musicians for a two-night run in Dublin this July. We wanted to find out what to expect from this mega collaboration how this project came about.
Solo Piano Series 2016: Season 2
Improvised Music Company are delighted to announce the second season of the 2016 Solo Piano Series beginning in Autumn, this time in the spectacular setting of The Hugh Lane Gallery as part of the Sunday at Noon sessions, as well as an extra performance in The Triskel Christ Church in Cork.
PLAYLIST: Bottlenote Music share recommendations and related artists to STRING THEORY
Bottlenote Music, curators of STRING THEORY : State of the Art Guitar, have shared recommendations and related artists that have inspired this new international festival of electric guitar in the 21st century via PLAYLIST to give you a taste of what's to come this weekend
Lauren Kinsella: 2016 Jazz FM Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Kinsella of Snowpoet (playing Down With Jazz 2016) awarded title Jazz FM Vocalist of the Year!
Jazz Rising: Down With Jazz 2016 Programme Announced
A centenary celebration of rousing and rising, swinging and scatting at Down With Jazz festival this June Bank holiday weekend in Meeting House Square.