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Umbra Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Umbra

Umbra might be the wild geese of the Irish jazz scene, with members returning home from Switzerland, Belgium and the US to make this rare Dublin gig. At the helm is guitarist Chris Guilfoyle, whose tunes form an intriguing bridgehead between the rich Read more [...] Read More »

Zoid Live at Down with Jazz 2013

Zoid Live at Down with Jazz 2013

Daniel Jacobsen's electro-jazz project ZoiD brings the spirit of jazz into future bop realms. ZoiD is a Dublin-based musician, producer and DJ. He has released electronic music on Boy Scout Audio, Invisible Agent, D1 and his own label Diatribe. Releases Read more [...] Read More »

Butter live at Down with Jazz 2013

Photography by John Cronin

Neo-soul collective BUTTER’s repertoire of soul and hip hop improv has made for excellent live shows in the last year, including support slots to some high profile artists such as Haitus Kaiyote. Featuring Georgia Cusack on Vocals, Chris Engel on Read more [...] Read More »

Phisqa Live at Kilkenny Arts Festival

Phisqa

Phisqa means “five” in Quechua, a native language of Peru, the birthplace of one of the members of this cosmopolitan quintet, whose other members hail from Italy, South Africa, Venezuela and Ireland. But it was Dublin that drew them all together, Read more [...] Read More »

Phisqa live at Workin II

Phisqa

PHISQA (five in Quechua, native language of Peru) is not only a harmonious conjunction between five ‘Jazzmen’ from different countries (Italy, South Africa, Peru, Venezuela & Ireland), but also the staging of a new way to merge the rich texture Read more [...] Read More »

Umbra live at Workin II

Chris Guilfoyle

Umbra is a 6 piece jazz band featuring some of the most well known jazz musicians in Dublin. Umbra's sound is hard to place with a broad range of influences ranging from the lush harmonic textures of John Hollenbeck and Jim McNeeley to the cyclical grooves Read more [...] Read More »

Butter live at Workin II

Georgia Cusack

Dublin based neo-soul outfit Butter, known for their innovative renditions of classic neo-soul and hip hop covers. Featuring some of Ireland’s most talented jazz and hip hop players, Butter are fast making a name for themselves as one of a fine few Read more [...] Read More »