The second edition of IMC’s monthly night of Irish jazz, The Signal Series, takes place on Tuesday 26th March. On the bill are Dublin-based guitar trio Oxygen Thief featuring Aleka. And the sunny south-east is represented by jazz drummer Kevin Lawlor with his quintet, joining us from Wexford.
The Signal Series is a live monthly double-header concert series from IMC presenting the best emerging and established jazz acts from across Ireland. Part of IMC’s commitment to celebrating Irish-based jazz talent in 2019, the Signal Series takes place in Dublin’s newest live music venue, The Wild Duck in Temple Bar on the last Tuesday of each month.
Oxygen Thief‘s music aims to reimagine the traditional confines of the jazz guitar trio by blending elements of math rock and electronica together with jazz. The trio featuring Chris Guilfoyle on guitar, Barry Donohue on bass and Matthew Jacobson on drums – has a unique chemistry through their years of playing as the rhythm section in the critically acclaimed quintet Umbra.They’ve joined forces with Aleka, a Romanian vocalist based in Dublin, who has made a name for herself as one of the top jazz singers in Ireland.
Our second act is the Kevin Lawlor Quintet, featuring Kevin Lawlor on drums, Kelan Walsh on saxophone, Colm Lindsay on guitar, Patrick Molitor on keys and Jack Rufus Kelly on bass.Kevin Lawlor is a jazz drummer from Wexford performing original contemporary improvised music.
8pm, The Wild Duck
€12 – €15