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Emily's jazzy Afternoons: RIVER DAUGHTER

Emily's jazzy Afternoons: RIVER DAUGHTER

11 August 2024

Tickets: € 10 plus €1.50 online booking fee

River Daughter is an emerging
jazz trio comprising three
recent graduates of DCU’s Jazz
& Contemporary Music course.
Each of these musicians has
years of experience playing in
various jazz groups throughout
Ireland, including projects of
their own. 
These three musicians have a variety of influences, but what unifies
them is a willingness to explore what can be done with different musical
setups. Vocals, sax and guitar may not be an unusual combo, but River
Daughter draws more influence from the recordings of the Jimmy
Giuffre 3, or John Zorn’s ‘News for Lulu’ trio, records in which the musical
function of each instrument was never set in stone, and something new
and surprising was always ready to fill in the space left by the absence of
a rhythm section. With this ‘less is more’ philosophy, this trio aims to
create a more intimate atmosphere during concerts, while still retaining
the rhythmic energy of a traditional quartet or quintet. 
The combination of Rufina’s lyricism, Emily’s focused and distinct playing
and Rory’s rhythm and tone creates a unique blend. The group’s
repertoire includes a variety of standards and compositions from artists
such as Bill Evans, Ornette Coleman, Emily Remler and more, all
arranged for this unique lineu

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Date:
11 August
Time:
3:00 pm
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Venue

Moat Theatre
Moat Theatre, Abbey Road
Naas,KildareW91 CA43Ireland
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Phone:
045883030

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