Hello and welcome to the very first entry on the Jazzorama blog.
Recently landing on the Jazzorama desk is the latest album from the exciting English outfit Portico Quartet. The even more thrilling news is that they’re to embark on a Music Network Irish tour in February. The dates are:
Tue 16th February, DUBLIN (The Coach House, Dublin Castle, 8:00 PM), Wed 17th February, NAVAN (Solstice Arts Centre, 8:00 PM), Thu 18th February, RAVENSDALE, DUNDALK (Anaverna, 8:00 PM), Fri 19th February, TINAHELY (Courthouse Arts Centre, 8:30 PM), Sat 20th February, NEWBRIDGE (Riverbank Arts Centre, 8:00 PM), Sun 21st February, AN DAINGEAN (Lab na Mainistreach, 8:00 PM), Tue 23rd February, GALWAY (Bank of Ireland Theatre, NUIG, 8:00 PM), Wed 24th February, BALLINA (Ballina Arts Centre, 8:00 PM), Thu 25th February, SLIGO (The Factory Performance Space, 8:00 PM).
Jazzorama is hoping to have an interview with one of the members of the quartet. Keep an eye on the blog for details.
Update 21/01/10: Nick Mulvey, the hang player with the quartet, is confirmed for an interview on this Saturday’s show (23/01/10).
To whet your appetite here’s the band in action