Redivider @ The Dublin Jazz Co-op at The Workman's Club
The second in a series of musician-curated gigs presented by The Dublin Jazz Co-op this week features ReDiviDeR. This two-horns-no-chords quartet was established by drummer Matthew Jacobson in 2007 as a creative outlet for his compositions as well as his somewhat perverse fascination with anagrams. While he failed to find such avid fellow followers of wordplays, he did find and enlist the help of improv and rhythmic specialists Derek Whyte (bass), Nick Roth (alto sax) and trombonist Colm O'Hara.
The band play all original compositions from Jacobson ('a European jazz artist of growing charisma' - the Guardian) with influences as diverse as Charles Mingus, the Books, Deerhoof and Tim Berne. The formula for putting all this together in one palindromic setting is downtown grooves with catchy riffs and collective improvs....
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