Iain Ballamy

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Michael Wollny breathes new life into the piano trio
Jazz: The best gigs this week
  • Music
  • October 28, 2017, 05:00

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Various venues, continues till Sunday 29th. guinnessjazzfestival.com Those interested in where jazz is headed in the (...)

However complex or elaborate musical art becomes, perhaps its greatest power is in the simple sound of the human voice, expressing timeless, universal(...)

Manfred Eicher: one of the most influential figures in contemporary jazz

Manfred Eicher is leaning over a mixing desk, lost in concentration. Dressed in his trademark grey, white shoulder-length hair hanging down ov(...)

Since their inception in the late 1990s, Food have been the proverbial movable feast. What started out as basically an acoustic quartet(...)

Like most jazz musicians of his generation, guitarist Dan Messore draws on a pretty wide variety of influences in his music, and some are what(...)

Iain Ballamy: ‘I think of them as different sides of something, rather than different somethings. But the people who like to bag music up and put it into genres struggle with that.’

Iain Ballamy is a quiet man, not a bit like a 46A. However, in common with the bus to Dún Laoghaire, the acclaimed English saxophonist is apt to keep (...)