Suzanne Savage Band

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Suzanne Savage : vocals/guitar/violin Damian Evans : bass Dominic Mullen : drums Darragh O’Kelly : keys/organ

Described as ‘one of Ireland ́s hidden music heroes’ (BBC), as a singer, songwriter, violinist and performer Suzanne has worked with musical royalty across jazz, singer-songwriter, choral and classical music. After winning a music scholarship at the Italian FABRICA institute, she cut her teeth touring Europe and U.S. as Priniciple Soprano Soloist with Riverdance. Coming home to Ireland she has made music internationally with the likes of Irish music legends Paul Brady, Elenor McEvoy, Van Morrison; jazz greats such as Jimmy Cobb, Ernie Watts Quartet and Gary Husband, emerging talent such as David Lyttle (UK), the Matteo Addabbo Organ Trio (IT) and Markus Strothmann (GER). Suzanne has performed at SXSW, UK/NY, Electric Picnic, featured artist on TED.com, BBC N.Ireland, with Paul Brady on RTE ́s Imelda May Show, and was recently Artist of the Month on Balcony TV. She is featured online performing as featured artist on TEDXBelfast. In June 2015 Suzanne appeared on the front cover of The Sunday Times as she performed at Dublin city ́s new Canalophonic music festival, and a recent video interview for Bourbon FM received over 25,000 hits. Following months of work at the ZKM studio in Germany, Suzanne has written and produced her first independent album, ́Jellymould ́, launched to critical acclaim at the Belfast Festival, Ireland ́s biggest Arts Festival. Her newest ensemble, the Savage Five, for voice & string ensemble, have recently released their album ́Sleepwalking ́ through German jazz label Herbie Martin Music, and were nominated for the 2016 German Record Critics’ Prize. She writes with dance producers Funk Mastiff (EIR), Spree, and Simon Sheldon & Quentin Kane (UK) and Joe Nephilim (UK). Much in demand as a session vocalist, jazz is her spiritual home, and her music shows the distillation of a wealth of influences in her writing.

Doors 8.30 Music 9-11

Entry 10e

 

GLG : The Greg Lloyd Group

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GLG will move away from original material for this performance and explore “jazz standards” arranged by Greg that have influenced him over the years in a Trio and Quartet format. This is the GLG like you have never heard them.

9pm Doors – 9.30pm Kickoff – €10

The Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers & Seamus Blake

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Dublin based Drummer & producer Kevin Brady begins 2019 with a performance by his Internationally acclaimed trio featuring the renowned U.S. pianist Bill Carrothers & long time rhythm section compadre Bassist Dave Redmond at Arthurs Blues n Jazz Club,On Wednesday 20th of February. Joining them for this unique series of concerts in Ireland is leading tenor saxophonist & composer Seamus Blake. He was born in London, England and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother introduced him to jazz when he was a child and he later attended Berklee School of Music in Boston.Upon graduation, he moved to New York City.In February 2002, he won the Thelonious Monk International Saxophone Competition. Brady established the trio in 2007 with the clear aim of creating & producing new contemporary music and the impact of this was immediate. Their performances have been critically acclaimed for their dynamism and musicality. Since then, Brady, Carrothers & Redmond have performed regularly and have consolidated their worldwide reputation as a compelling live act. Recording their last critically acclaimed album with with vocalist Norma Winstone. The latest addition of Blake to the trio promises to deliver what will be one of the musical highlights of 2019. PRESS QUOTES Chicago Reader, U.S.A. **** ‘The Kevin Brady Trio achieve a stunning equilibrium; The group move as one’ – contributed by Peter Margasak All About Jazz, U.S.A. **** “Blake, is a powerful player possessing that rare ability to develop lengthy solos that are both visceral and cerebral. Few artists are capable of delivering near-perfection every time but Blake is one of them, with nary a misstep here and a consistent ability to create a clear narrative with every solo.” Doors: 8.30pm Music: 9:00pm Adm: €15 Early Arrival to Venue Advised.

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