Trish Clowes’ My Iris (UK)

Trish Clowes’ My Iris (UK)

There are supple melodies and earthy grooves aplenty as the latest ensemble project from award-winning saxophonist and composer Trish Clowes showcases music from her highly-acclaimed album My Iris, backed by UK jazz stalwarts Chris Montague, pianist/organist Ross Stanley and drummer James Maddren

Tour Dates

Tues 06 Feb, 8pm The Sugar Club, Dublin 2
Wed 07 Feb, 8pm Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
Thurs 08 Feb, 8pm Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Fri 09 Feb, 8pm Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
Sat 10 Feb, 8pm The Model, Sligo
Sun 11 Feb, 8pm National Opera House (Jerome Hynes Theatre), Wexford

Save the date for this intriguing quartet fronted by the adventurous Trish Clowes, BASCA British Composer Award winner and former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist. An agile improviser and songwriter in the mould of Wayne Shorter, Clowes has been much lauded for her melodic imagination and ”magisterial” tone. Previously known for genre-bending collaborations with improvising string quartets and orchestras, her take on jazz is playful, engaging – and hugely accomplished.
Clowes is joined by a trio of long-term collaborators showcasing original tunes from the saxophonist’s highly-acclaimed fourth album My Iris: the impeccable James Maddren on drums, award-winning Troyka guitarist Chris Montague, and keyboard virtuoso Ross Stanley, who has played with such jazz luminaries as Dennis Rollins, Guy Barker, Ian Shaw, Stan Sulzmann and John Parricelli, as well as being a regular member of the Jim Mullen Organ Trio.


Trish Clowes, saxophones
Chris Montague, guitar
Ross Stanley, piano,
hammond organ
James Maddren, drums

Tues 06 Feb The Sugar Club, Dublin 2 8pm , €20 / €15 (OAPs/unwaged) / €10 (students) (Booking Fees Apply) (01) 475 0224 Music Network
Wed 07 Feb Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar 8pm , €17 / €14 (094) 902 3733
Thurs 08 Feb Triskel Christchurch, Cork 8pm , €15 / €12 (021) 427 2022
Fri 09 Feb Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray 8pm , €16 / €14 (01) 272 4030
Sat 10 Feb The Model, Sligo 8pm , €18 / €15 / €9 (GoSee) (071) 914 1405 Sligo Jazz Project
Sun 11 Feb National Opera House (Jerome Hynes Theatre), Wexford 8pm , €16 / €14 (053) 912 2144

Trish Clowes plays out BBC Proms Extra

Trish Clowes’ My Iris - I Can't Find My Other Brush

"Awesome foursome"

- The Observer

"Trish Clowes is a fiercely talented jazz saxophonist"

- The Telegraph

"Musical wizardry"

- All About Jazz [on My Iris]

"Whatever planet Trish Clowes and her band were on when they recorded this, I want to be there!"

- BBC Radio 3 [on My Iris]