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Leading Jazz Guitarist Halferty joins forces with one of Ireland's leading rhythm sections Dave Redmond on Double-Bass and Kevin Brady Drums. The trio performs Halferty's new original compositions which feature a mix of improvised music, rock & blues.

This trio has to date have been performing Halfertys new original compositions which feature a blend of improvised music, swing, rock & blues. Halferty is one of the leading exponents of Jazz Guitar Improvisation from Ireland, having performed nationally and internationally for over 30 years.

maelstrom coverEthereal interplay between Irish jazz guitarist and Japanese contemporary pianist. Their uplifting and calming virtuosities together create the maelstrom of intuition for peace.
Leading Irish Jazz guitarist Tommy Halferty meets Izumi Kimura, contemporary Classical pianist from Japan. Selection of music by Ralph Towner, John McLaughlin, Bill Dobbins, Tommy and Izumi, plus a spontaneous improvisation which reveals the truth of conversation between two. Maelstrom for peace.

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burkinaArtists' and musicians' alike in one way or another, develop the idea of re-inventing themselves at a certain period of their careers to avoid the possible drying up of their inspirational source. This re-invention generally takes the shape of a new expression of their artistic selves . This CD has created for me this new expression, evading the drought of my musical source and has placed me in a more open and creative position to perform my music. Of course, this would not have happened without the musical help of both Kevin and Dave who have in their respective ways extended my musical horizons.

blue-impressions-smallJard sur Mer, is a small seaside village 80kms north of La Rochelle on the French Atlantic Coast. With its pine forests, endless golden sands, fishing ports, its where Irish guitarist Tommy Halferty had a fortuitous encounter. In 1987 he discovered the two Lavergne brothers; organist Jean-Philippe and drummer Christophe, natives of the holiday village, that led to the formation of a jazz trio that still performs today. HLT have forged a distinctive trademark European Jazz sound with power and burning intensity, totally revitalising the organ trio concept. And it all started by chance in a little French seaside resort called Jard sur Mer.