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Dorothy Murphy Album Launch

"No matter what the time signatures, melodies or changes were, nothing got in the way of her distinctive reading of the songs." Ray Comiskey, Irish Times.


DATE: Tuesday 18th September 8pm
VENUE: Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street, Cork city
TICKETS: 12 Euro, 10 Euro [Concessions]
BOOKING: [021] 427 2022

DATE: Wednesday 19th September 9.15pm
VENUE: Dolans, Limerick city
TICKETS: 14 Euro, 10 Euro [concessions]
BOOKING: [061] 314483

DATE: Thursday 20th September 8pm
VENUE: Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford
TICKETS: 15 Euro ,12.50 Euro [Garter Lane Friends and Concessions]
BOOKING: [051] 855038

DATE: Tuesday 25th September, 8pm
VENUE: Crawdaddy, Dublin - album launch
TICKETSE: 12 Euro, 10 euro [concessions]
BOOKING: [01] 6703885

Dorothy Murphy has been at the vanguard of vocal jazz in Ireland for some years, highly regarded as both an improvising musician and adventurous composer.

Following an award given by the prestigious Music Network, this album launch sees Dorothy Murphy returning to the live music scene having recorded "Calling", a stunning debut comprising of mainly her own compositions.

The CD “Calling” is being released by Improvised Music Company on their own label making Dorothy the only female vocalist/ composer in their catalogue.

Joining her in Crawdaddy, her new ensemble 'Circleways' features musicians culled from the forefront of Irish avant garde, classical & jazz genres,
Murphy has assembled a diverse group of like-minded individuals.
The night will feature the albums material in a live setting with compositions from both herself and collaborator Seán Óg, expect a night of probing, driving and passionate music from this unorthodox quintet.

With Seán Óg (soprano saxophone bass clarinet, tape), Claire Fitch (cello), Cormac O'Brien (double bass, trumpet) and Phil MacMullan (drums).

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