That's Life present In Flow, an exciting project combining Javanese Gamelan, improvisation
and electronic music.
A collaboration with facilitator and jazz musician Aengus Hackett, the ensemble has been
working intensely together for the past year, composing and developing a new approach for
using improvisation to make music on the Gamelan. Central to the sound of In Flow is the
electronic processing of the acoustic instruments, as well as programmed electronic beats using
sampled gamelan instruments.
Unique in the realm of Arts & Disability, In Flow's progress as a group has been documented in a
short film by AMW Visual. Galway Jazz Festival is delighted to host the world premiere in a
screening prior to the performance.
The public will also have an opportunity to play the Gamelan in a participatory workshop after
In Flow is supported by both Arts Council Ireland and That's Life; the award-winning arts
programme of the Brothers of Charity Services, Galway which offers people with intellectual
disability opportunities to discover and realise their artistic potential through working with
This is a ticketed event, and booking is strongly advised.
Admission is free, with a suggested donation of €10.
Spaces for the gamelan workshop are limited.
Supported by /Le tacaíocht ó 'That's Life' agus An Comhairle Ealaíon