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Ensemble Eriu Live at Down with Jazz 2014

Ensemble Eriu

Slowly, and then all of a sudden, the landscape of Irish traditional music seems to be shifting, with bands like The Gloaming and This Is How We Fly opening up an exhilarating world of textural and improvisational possibility to our old dance forms. Read more [...] Read More »

Umbra Live at Down with Jazz 2014


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 »

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 »

Zaska live at Down with Jazz 2012

Photography by Devi Anna

"Groove" is a mixture of the energetic funky spirit of 70's band "Sly and the family stone" together with an R'n'B/hip hop sound similar to that found in 90's group "A Tribe Called Quest". To this melting pot Max adds his own wealth of humour and Read more [...] Read More »

Umbra live at Down with Jazz 2012

Photography by Devi Anna

DWJ is a FREE 3-day Irish Festival, held the 24/25/26th August 2012 at the Meeting House Square in Temple Bar, featuring the best bands in Ireland and organized by the Improvised Music Company. Umbra Live at DWJ Festival the 25th of August 2012, featuring Read more [...] Read More »

Phisqa Live at The Jazz Central

Photography by Devi Anna

"A  Journey" is how Jose "Cote" Calmet defined PHISQA, and it is because of that and more. "PHISQA" [five in Quechua, native language of Peru] is not only a harmonious conjunction between five "Jazzman" from different countries [Italy, South Read more [...] Read More »