Dolan’s Upstairs, Doors 8.30pm, Gig 9.15pm
‘Sankhara’ is a newly formed duo featuring Izumi Kimura on piano and Joe O’ Callaghan on guitar,playing new music written by Joe. With influences from contemporary classical to jazz and rock music,this duo are an exciting addition to the Irish creative music scene.
Joe O` Callaghan. mostly self-taught on guitar has performed with many great musicians such as Ronan Guilfoyle,Tommy Halferty,Dave Liebman,Richie Bierach,Simon Nabatov,Sonny Fortune,Dave Holland,Louis Stewart, ,Sean Carpio,Richie Buckley,Michael Buckley.
Born in Japan, Izumi Kimura has worked with lots of great musicians from both the classical and jazz worlds including RTECO, Crash Ensemble, Ergodos, Music 21, Michael d’Arcy, Bill Dowdall, Kenneth Edge, Ben Dwyer, Cora Venus Lunny Ronan Guilfoyle, Tommy Halferty, Michael Buckley, Benoît Delbecq, Stéphane Payen, Sarah Buechi and many more. A formidable pianist in both classical and jazz music,Izumi brings great technical and musical virtuosity to her performances.