This week I met Moving On Music‘s Brian Carson for a preview of their Brilliant Corners festival. The festival runs Tuesday 7th until Saturday 11th March with a string of great gigs in the realm of jazz, bop, experimental and free improvisation.
The festival hosts both international and local players and groups at gigs in Sonic Arts Research Centre, Black Box and Crescent Arts Centre; with an accompanying film programme with three great music documentaries at the Bean Bag Cinema.
Brian opens up about getting turned on to live music and particularly jazz by seeing some legendary players during his student days in Newcastle. He tells the story of Moving on Music from its inception to its current emerging artists programme, and shares his views on the importance of arts in Northern Ireland.
Check out the full programme here: http://www.brilliantcornersbelfast.com/
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