Cormac Larkin

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London jazz spills out of its own particular melting pot, flavoured by the emigre influences that make up the city’s rich musical culture. Twenty-som(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

Fast-rising British saxophonist Trish Clowes (32) may have been previously associated with the interface between jazz and classical music (past colla(...)

Frank Kimbrough is best known for his long-standing and distinguished occupation of the piano chair in the Maria Schneider Orchestra, but every now a(...)

A new duo recording from Manchester guitarists Stuart McCallum and Mike Walker is either a flawless example of the guitarists’ art or an exercise in (...)

It’s hard to know who this retread of Frank Sinatra’s Live at the Sands is for. US singer Curtis Stigers (he of the 1992 hit I Wonder Why) and the ex(...)

The devil’s music has come a long way in 100 years, but literally sacred jazz is still pretty thin on the ground. Pianist JJ Wright split his train(...)

The V at the end of the title is the clue. This genial Swedish trombonist has gathered his musical friends for a selection box of Christmas tunes fou(...)

 Louis Armstrong (fourth left) and his Stompers in  Chicago in 1927. Armstrong arrived from New Orleans in 1922. Photograph:  PhotoQuest/Getty Images

Irish visitors to Chicago this year will find their eyes drawn to the 1916 banners fluttering from lampposts on Michigan Avenue, the Windy City’s main(...)

Sometimes, unlikely combinations reveal qualities in musicians, and in their material, that more conventional line-ups leave unexplored. This meetin(...)

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