Search Results for 'Musical improvisation'

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Gardenwise | Late Summer Blues

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Nature, for reasons best known to herself, seems to favour shades of yellow and pink. That is, I am sure there are botanists and scientists who know why this is, but I only know that it is so. Check out the wildflowers growing by the roadside or in fields – they are still looking fabulous even in late August here in the west of Ireland – and you’ll see what I mean. There are plenty of pinks, yellows and whites, but apart from the odd vetch scrambling up a blackberry bush, blues are few and far between. And even the vetches are mostly mauvey - purple.

Kia’s electric e-Niro and e-Soul go on sale

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The all-new Kia e-Niro and Kia e-Soul have just gone on sale, and with demand looking like exceeding supply, those interested need to act fast.

Ladies sing the blues

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WOMEN ARE pivotal in the story of blues music, with Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Mamie Smith being among its earliest recorded exponents and first major stars, but they have been overshadowed by the men who came later.

Jazz, avant garde, and improvisation

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THE PIANIST Izumi Kimura will be joined by the percussionist Gerry Hemingway for a concert of jazz, avant garde, and improvisational music entitled 'Thought Bubbles'.

Ad Hoc choir voice workshops

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AD HOC choir will host a series of voice workshops, entitled Free Your Voice, with classes taking place in the GTI, Fr Griffin Road, and in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street.

Genius Of Time @ Electric

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GENIUS OF Time, the duo of Alexander Berg and Nils Krogh, who are at the cutting edge of the Swedish live house music scene, are coming to Galway.

Garbos gets original with new sessions night

Castlebar band Jam Shugar and Finbar Hoban Presents are to host a night of original music with a top line-up of talented local musicians, on St Valentine’s night in Garbos Music Venue.

The Improvisations of a Belfast artist

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IMPROVISATION IS a key element of jazz. Miles Davis might lay out a chord chart and the others may have only that basic sketch to build a piece of music from - the rest must come from their skill, knowledge, feel, imagination, and soul.

Jammin’ in The Cellar

GALWAY MUSICIANS and singers seeking to jam with others, forge alliances, collaborate, and explore ideas should check outma new night in The Cellar.

 

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