Hilde Marie Holsen on 12 Points 2016 Jam Sessions: ‘Make Scratchy Sounds’

Published 17 Aug 2016 - 3:40 PM

Hilde Marie Holsen on 12 Points 2016 Jam Sessions: ‘Make Scratchy Sounds’

Every year at 12 Points we host the European Jam Session where 12 Points artists can jam with eachother and local musicians. The jam is different each year due to sponteneity, location and musicians so we asked solo trumpeter Hilde Marie Holsen, to give her views on the European Jam Session this year. Hilde got super involved with all aspects of the festival this year from her amazing performance, to her input at the Jazz Futures discussions to making 'scratchy sounds' at the jam. We were delighted to hear about her experience.

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Insufficient Funs at 12 Points: Cormac Larkin on this year’s Irish representatives

Published 23 Jul 2016 - 10:35 AM

Insufficient Funs at 12 Points: Cormac Larkin on this year’s Irish representatives

"Once you grasped its grammar, the music revealed itself, moving seamlessly between gnarly grooves and loose, open textured freedom, using simple ‘compositions’ - some of them just a few bars long - as starting points for adventures at the outer reaches of music." - Cormac Larkin

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12 Points to join Aarhus Jazz Festival for European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2017

Published 27 Jun 2016 - 9:41 AM

12 Points to join Aarhus Jazz Festival for European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2017

Improvised Music Company are delighted to announce that 12 Points 2017 will take place in the vibrant city of Aarhus, Denmark in association with the Aarhus Jazz Festival and JazzDanmark, as part of the 2017 Aarhus European Capital of Culture events. The concert performances will be held in the bustling live music venue, Atlas, in downtown Aarhus.
12 Points will then return to Dublin for it’s 12th birthday in 2018.

 

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Marketing & Events INTERNSHIP with Improvised Music Company

Published 9 Jan 2015 - 10:46 AM

Marketing & Events INTERNSHIP with Improvised Music Company

Improvised Music Company seeking an enthusiastic intern to work on 12 Points and Down With Jazz festivals

 

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Thelonious Monk’s advice to Steve Lacy

Published 10 Feb 2012 - 12:28 PM

Thelonious Monk’s advice to Steve Lacy

You've got to Dig it to Dig it, you Dig?

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