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13th June 2020 -
Ciarán Farrell releases, 'Willow'. The second EP from his, 'Opium Jazz', project.


Ciaran Farrell - Opium Jazz - WillowOpium Jazz, is a new music project by Ciarán Farrell. The first EP to be released under this project title was called, 'Stealing Beauty', and was released in 2018. This second installment, 'Willow', is a sister EP to the first, and completes the first set of recordings to be released for this project. It features some of Ireland's top musicians, and crosses the divides of both classical, and jazz/blues genres. It includes performances by saxophonist Michael Buckley, flautist Sinéad Farrell, pianist Izumi Kimura, and drummer/percussionist Conor Guilfoyle. Farrell composed, and produced the music. He also performed the guitar, and bass parts on all of the tracks. 'Willow', can be streamed from,, and sheet music for the recording, like 'Stealing Beauty', is also available on the site for download.


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About Ciarán

Ciarán Farrell is a full time composer living and working in Ireland. On graduating from Trinity College Dublin he was dubbed by then head of department, Hormoz Farhat, as being, ' of the most promising composition students I have had in a teaching career spanning some thirty five years.' Read more