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Further impressions of Jazz Connective: audio

Welcome to marlbank. This week we were at Jazz Connective in Dublin. Listen to a few impressions on this stimulating 2-day pop-up festival held in Temple Bar.

Published: 14 Dec 2019. Updated: 31 minutes ago.

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Ian Shaw knows what's new: standards album in the offing

Characterful combination this, the great singer Ian Shaw along with hugely acclaimed tenor/soprano saxophonist Iain Ballamy – the Food ECM star, and in his early career part of Loose Tubes,...

Published: 13 Dec 2019. Updated: 14 hours ago.

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Jazz Connective: Irish Time in Dublin

Spread over two days held at the Project Arts Centre and the Ark in Temple Bar, Jazz Connective came to Dublin after Ljubljana, Łódź and Helsinki – with Birmingham, London...

Published: 13 Dec 2019. Updated: 18 hours ago.

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Angel Bat Dawid and Branford Marsalis figure among Rolling Stone pick of 2019

A time of year when many overviews appear. As the jazz scene is so huge and international can one overview succeed in even scratching the surface? Rolling Stone is typical...

Published: 12 Dec 2019. Updated: 19 hours ago.

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Steve Gadd for Sligo

Not many details so far but clearly booking Steve Gadd is a coup for the Sligo Jazz Project summer school and festival. The festival have put an early bird suitably...

Published: 11 Dec 2019. Updated: 25 minutes ago.

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Exodus, Pizza Express Jazz Club

First published in 2015. Moses Boyd led his four-piece Exodus for this largely standards-based winner’s gig that began with the young drummer’s composition ‘Axis Blue.’ Boyd told the audience later...

Published: 10 Dec 2019. Updated: 3 days ago.

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