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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Revitalising the (jazz) music festival - JazzFutures, 12 Points 2016

Published 22 Jul 2016 - 2:39 PM

Revitalising the (jazz) music festival - JazzFutures, 12 Points 2016

"In some countries the big all-star jazz festival is fading, its audience diminishing, while elsewhere, perhaps ironically, perhaps in a connected way, there is a surfeit of festivalisation of culture, in that festival in its ubiquity has become everyday, even banal, and no longer the intense, heightened and exceptional."

 

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Prof Tony Whyton on the first day of 12 Points and its 2016 location in San Sebastian.

Published 21 Jul 2016 - 10:34 AM

Prof Tony Whyton on the first day of 12 Points and its 2016 location in San Sebastian.

"12 Points encourages us to engage with a sense of place, to think about the similarities and differences between people and cultures through music, and to consider the importance of improvisation in art and everyday life."

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12 Points Day 1 has arrived!

Published 20 Jul 2016 - 10:52 AM

12 Points Day 1 has arrived!

Excitement is in the air today as 12 Points festival begins in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain with our first three acts The Embla (Denmark), Marco Mezquida (Spain) and the Eva Klesse Quartet (Germany). 

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Jazz Futures VI at 12 Points – 2016

Published 18 Jul 2016 - 10:37 AM

Jazz Futures VI at 12 Points – 2016

Jazz Futures IV at 12 Points – 2016

Informing priorities for the next generation of Europe’s Jazz Artists

11:00am to 2:30pm on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd July
The Club at Victoria Eugenia Theatre, San Sebastián

 

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