Gerry Godley is Artistic Director of Improvised Music Company, a resource organisation for jazz and related music in Ireland. He presents the world music programme Reels to Raga on RTÉ lyric fm.
Gerry Godley introduces Way Out West, a free recording of new Irish jazz by the Improvised Music Company which accompanies our April–May issue
Throughout the world – from Brazil to Scandinavia – jazz andtraditional musicians are collaborating with exhilirating results.Irish musicians, however, have been slow to grasp the nettle. Concertproducer and broadcaster Gerry Godley surveys the common ground thesegenres share – and imagines the brilliant jewel waiting to bediscovered...
Gerry Godley of the Improvised Music Company makes the case for a custom-made venue for jazz.