Maybe too much is made of the contrast between the contemporary improv scenes on either side of the Atlantic, as there is plenty of human and musical (...)

A deliciously bearable lightness of being defines Anna Mieke’s debut album. It’s a strikingly confident collection on 10 songs, full of blue sky think(...)

Drummer Han Bennink is presenting his madcap children’s show at the NCH on Saturday

Saturday 4 Bim Bam Bennink NCH, Dublin, 1pm, €8 per child (free for one accompanying adult), Children are an oft-ignored audienc(...)

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play the Sugar Club

Saturday 22 Blue Sky Music Listen. Arthurs, Thomas St, Dublin, 8pm, €10, Composer Dylan Rynhart’s monthly music salon flies up into the (...)

Simon Jermyn

FRIDAY 07 TERRA INCOGNITA Fireplace Dragon Courthouse, Ennistymon, Co Clare (Friday); Black Gate, Galway (Saturday); Arthurs, Dublin (Sunday afternoo(...)

Vocalist and composer Ruba Shamshoum represents the crest of a new wave in Irish creative music. A Palestinian, and a recent graduate of Newpark’s ja(...)

Aerie: Hatch and Host | Album Review
  • Music
  • September 4, 2015, 00:00

Aerie was hatched in 2012, at the summer workshop of the International Association of Schools of Jazz in Graz, where German alto saxophonist Ingo H(...)