Susan Tomelty Band

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Susan Tomelty, one of the finest singers to come out of Northern Ireland, hails from a well known theatrical and musical family. Her passion is for great songs, Rhythm & Blues, Country Blues, Gospel Blues, Soul and Funk. In the past, she was the support for Van Morrison, and sang for Nelson Mandela in Glasgow. Susan’s influences are stellar (we just had to list them)! They include: Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, Freddie King, Big Mama Thornton, Albert King, KoKo Taylor, Muddy Waters, John Mayall & his Bluesbreakers, Bonnie Riatt, Ruthie Foster, Bobby Bland, Red Peters, Aretha Franklin, Susan Tedeschi, Jon Cleary and many, many more…

She plays for the blues dance night, Grainey Blues…

Doors 9 Music 9.30 Entry 10euro

The Honer Heffernan Quartet

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Honor Heffernan is an internationally acclaimed jazz/blues singer who has been performing as both a singer and actress for over 30 years. She has released three solo albums- ‘Chasing the Moon’, ‘Fire and Ice’ and ‘The Other Side’ and one duo album entitled “Two heads are better than one” with guitarist Hugh Buckley. On this night she is joined by three of Ireland’s leading musicians Phil Ware on Piano, Damian Evans on Double Bass and Kevin Brady on Drums. A night of music not to be missed!!!! Singer/Actress Honor Heffernan began her career in 1971. Over the years she’s sung pop, folk, rock, blues and jazz, but has concentrated on jazz since the 80s. As an actress she is best known for her roles in Neil Jordan’s ‘Angel’ and the RTE soap opera ‘Fair City’. Her jazz career took off in the early 80s when she began singing regularly in Dublin with the jazz pianist Jim Doherty and collaborated with Noel Kelehan. She has released three solo albums- ‘Chasing the Moon’, ‘Fire and Ice’ and ‘The Other Side’. Her second album ‘Chasing The Moon’ [1991] was recorded with Kelehan and featured Peter Ainscough, Richie Buckley, Mike Nolan and Martin Curry. She became a regular attraction at the annual Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. She worked in Norway with the Knut Mikalsen Trio and the Sandvika Big Band conducted by trombonist/ arranger Rob McConnell. She also sang with the BBC Big Band, recording two concerts for radio with them

Honer Heffernan/vocals
Phil Ware/piano
Damian Evans/bass
Kevin Brady/drums

Doors 8.30 Music 9 Entry 10e

The Greg Osby & Tal Cohen Quartet

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Saxophonist, composer, producer and educator Greg Osby has made an indelible mark on contemporary jazz as a leader of his own ensembles and as a guest artist with other acclaimed jazz groups for the past 20 years. Highly regarded for his insightful and innovative approach to composition and performance, Osby is a shining beacon among the current generation of jazz musicians. He has earned numerous awards and critical acclaim for his recorded works and passionate live performances. www.gregosby.com

He plays with Tal Cohen(piano) & Barry Donohue(bass) & Shane O’Dpnovan(drums)

TAL COHEN Now based in the US, Tal Cohen’s unique piano style owes its roots to the Jewish folk songs and classical music he played in his formative years growing up in Gedera, Israel. He graduated from WAAPA in 2008 and immediately began accumulating awards and prestigious performance opportunities. He was the 2015 winner of the Freedman Fellowship Award and in 2014 won the Barry Harris Piano Competition in the US. His recent album ‘Gentle Giants’ has received overwhelming attention including a 4 star review from the acclaimed Downbeat Jazz Magazine. He has become a regular performer with iconic jazz figures such as Terence Blanchard, Greg Osby and Robert Hurst and continues to tour the world performing his unique brand of improvised music. www.talcohenmusic.com/

BARRY DONOHUE is a Dublin based electric and double bassist and composer, performing regularly on the Irish scene with Chris Guilfoyle’s ‘Umbra’, Mary Coughlan, Nigel Mooney, Johnny Taylor Trio, Gemma Sugrue & JCQ. Barry leads ‘Plaza Real: The Music Of Weather Report’, and co-leads ‘Barry//Scott’ the double bass/guitar duo. He has worked with highly regarded international acts such as Nelson Veras, John O’Gallagher, Jamie Oehlers, Christian Li, Michael Arbenz, Nils Wogram, Theo Bleckmann, to name a few. Barry is supported by Music Network and The arts Council of Ireland.

Shane O Donovan is a Dublin based drummer and producer. Currently very active on the Dublin jazz scene, Shane is involved in a number of projects alongside some of Ireland’s leading jazz musicians. These include OKO; Gamerz with Kit Downes, John Moriarty Trio and Plaza Real. He has also worked with many top international musicians such as Tim Berne, Ernie Watts, Rick Margitza, Kit Downes, Ian Shaw, Guy Barker, John Stowell, Greg Osby, Greg Burke, and Jamie Oehlers, to name a few. Shane also teaches drums and jazz performance on the Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance degree at DCU.

Doors 4 Music 4.30-6.30 Tickets

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