Marsden Jazz Festival
2017
6th-8th
October
Jazz In The Yorkshire Pennines
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The Breath

Full Price : £12

Child (16 and under): £6

When : Fri 6th Oct at 8:30pm (Ends - 10:00pm)

Where : Dark Woods Coffee

Category : Headliners, Ticketed

Description

The Breath is Stuart McCallum (former guitarist of The Cinematic Orchestra), Irish singer Ríoghnach Connolly and McCallum’s fellow Cinematic alumni, pianist John Ellis and drummer Luke Flowers.

In turns hypnotic, lush, powerfully raw and raucously punchy, they mix Irish folk influences with mesmerizing guitar riffs, anthemic themes and powerful hooks. Connolly sings songs of birth and death, woman’s rights, first love, the call of motherhood, the death of men at sea and post-colonial wrongs, all delivered with compelling emotional honesty and a raw urgency as McCallum, Ellis and Flowers delve deeply into the spaces between rock, ambient, folk and jazz to deliver a powerfully hypnotic accompaniment that moves from chilled soundscapes to rocking anthems.

Doors open 7.30pm. Bar and hot drinks available.

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