Joe Paxton explores how the basic processes of music can help people with autism communicate through improvisatory music therapy.
Dublin jazz ensemble Rhombus, led by Dennis Wyers, will perform a concert exploring the connection between meditation and improvisation on 10 July.
Ensemble Ériu is a new project developed by concertina player Jack Talty and double bass and flute player Neil O’Loghlen to combine a wide range of influences and musicians from many backgrounds and create 'contemporary settings for Ir
Peter Rosser listens to jazz trio the Bad Plus' take on The Rite of Spring, and wonders what more can be done with Stravinsky's beloved work.
The composer will be joined by performers Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh on viola and Ed Devane on his homemade monochord for the third performance of his dronefield work.
Waterford New Music Week 2012 runs from 16 to 20 April and features an array of events based on the theme of improvisation.
The second concert in a new series curated by pianist, accordionist and percussionist Francesco Turrisi will feature sean nós singer Róisín El Safty and the fiddle player Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh.
Patrick Groenland talks to the young virtuoso pianist shortly before a performance in the John Field Room at the NCH
Patrick Groenland rounds up Jazz and World music concerts and a number of opportunities for musicians.
Patrick Groenland listens to the latest Béla Fleck and the Flecktones studio album, ahead of their Dublin performance in January.