The Dublin Jazz Co-op Presents: River Daughter


Date: 11 Feb 2024
Time: 7:30PM
Ticket Price: €11.70 BUY TICKET

The Dublin Jazz Co-op Presents: River Daughter

Sunday 11th February, The Vintage Room, doors at 19:30, music at 20:00.

First 10 tickets at an Early Bird special price.

An Emily O’Rourke Curation.

River Daughter is an emerging jazz trio comprising three recent graduates of DCU’s Jazz & Contemporary Music course. Each of these musicians has years of experience playing in various jazz groups throughout Ireland, including projects of their own.

These three musicians have a variety of influences, but what unifies them is a willingness to explore what can be done with different musical setups. Vocals, sax and guitar may not be an unusual combo, but River Daughter draws more influence from the recordings of the Jimmy

Giuffre 3, or John Zorn’s ‘News for Lulu’ trio, records in which the musical function of each instrument was never set in stone, and something newand surprising was always ready to fill in the space left by the absence ofa rhythm section. With this ‘less is more’ philosophy, this trio aims to create a more intimate atmosphere during concerts, while still retaining the rhythmic energy of a traditional quartet or quintet. The combination of Rufina’s lyricism, Emily’s focused and distinct playing and Rory’s rhythm and tone creates a unique blend. The group’s repertoire includes a variety of standards and compositions from artists such as Bill Evans, Ornette Coleman, Emily Remler and more, all arranged for this unique lineup.