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Interview with Booka Brass Band

‘Ben O’Dwyer met up with Booka Brass Band after they were announced for Trinity Ball. Joined by James Doherty (JD), Rónán Scarlett (RS) and Jack Marks (JM). The group discuss the experiences they’ve had so far, juggling college and music and what the future holds for Booka Brass Band. Your sound is very unique in…

We’re jammin’: James Taylor Quartet

‘No wonder James Taylor needs a little lie down: he’s about to play his 125th gig at London’s Jazz Cafe. That’s his 125th just in this venue; the grand total would need to take in to account that his band is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, releasing its 20th album, and keeps up a…

Moving the room with the James Taylor Quartet

‘There was some serious attention seeking going on when I called James Taylor at his home studio in Kent. It wasn’t down to him though, but his Cairn terrier, Heidi, after he shut her out of his studio in a bid to answer my questions.“I don’t know why, but she’s quite possessive, quite yappy and jealous.…

REVIEW: Dublin City Jazz Orchestra – Crescent Arts Centre

‘Seductive, slick and stylish. Just a few of the superlatives to describe the opening night of the Brilliant Corners Jazz Festival, with the Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. Brilliant Corners jazz festival returned to Belfast on Wednesday night for the third consecutive year and those who were privileged enough to be there for its opening verse had a real treat.’…

Dublin City Jazz Orchestra Article on Improvised Music

‘Dublin City Jazz orchestra have wowed audiences with performances at Electric Picnic, Culture Night, Cork Jazz Festival, Kilkenny Arts Festival amongst others, playing big band music from the ‘40s and ‘50s along with some more modern bombastic tunes. There’s nothing quite like a big band, and there’s no big band quite like the Dublin City…

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