Ronan Guilfoyle

Dig it in Galway

Dig it in Galway

Dig it in Galway

The Galway Jazz Festival is on an ambitious new path – with over 40 events over 4 days held in October. Toner Quinn attended three sold-out shows at the Mick Lally Theatre.

Published on 2 November 2017

Toner Quinn is editor of the Journal of Music.

Louis the First

Louis the First

Louis the First

Trailblazer and standard setter – with Louis Stewart's passing in August, Irish jazz has lost its most iconic figure, writes Ronan Guilfoyle.

Published on 25 September 2016

Ronan Guilfoyle is a bass player, composer and Director of the Centre for Jazz Performance at DCU.

Métier

Métier

Métier

Métier: Michael Buckley (saxophones), Justin Carroll (Fender Rhodes), Joe O’Callaghan (guitar), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass), Sean Carpio (drums), Cabinteely House, County Dublin, 15 October 2009

Published on 1 December 2009

Kevin Stevens is is a Dublin-based novelist and writer on history, literature, and jazz.

On Fatwahs and Compressed Frequencies

On Fatwahs and Compressed Frequencies

Composer Raymond Deane picks through notions of musical elitism, popular and classical music crossover and what composers ‘should’ and ‘must’ do…

Published on 1 September 2007

Raymond Deane is a composer, pianist, author and activist. Together with the violinist Nigel Kennedy, he is a cultural ambassador of Music Harvest, an organisation seeking to create 'a platform for cultural events and dialogue between internationals and Palestinians...'.

Live Reviews: Ronan Guilfoyle - Terms and Conditions Apply

Live Reviews: Ronan Guilfoyle - Terms and Conditions Apply

Paul Williamson (trumpet), Michael Buckley (saxes and flute), Joe O Callaghan (guitar), Justin Carroll (keyboards), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass), Sean Carpio (drums) / Projects Arts Centre, Dublin, 7 April 2007

Published on 1 May 2007

Kevin Stevens is is a Dublin-based novelist and writer on history, literature, and jazz.

E-debate: Music and Society – Raymond Deane and Ronan Guilfoyle

E-debate: Music and Society – Raymond Deane and Ronan Guilfoyle

E-debate: Music and Society – Raymond Deane and Ronan Guilfoyle

If pulse-based music is the norm in our society, are most contemporary composers hopelessly out of touch? Does choosing to create pulse-based music mean one is succumbing to American cultural imperialism?

Published on 1 January 2006

Raymond Deane is a composer, pianist, author and activist. Together with the violinist Nigel Kennedy, he is a cultural ambassador of Music Harvest, an organisation seeking to create 'a platform for cultural events and dialogue between internationals and Palestinians...'.

Piano Concerto

Piano Concerto

Piano Concerto

Ronan Guilfoyle previews his Piano Concerto at the National Concert Hall on Friday 16th August, 2002, with Conor Linehan (piano) and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Laurent Wagner, conductor).

Published on 1 July 2002

Ronan Guilfoyle is a bass player, composer and Director of the Centre for Jazz Performance at DCU.