The official album launch of ‘Ensam’, the latest record by Drummer/Composer Kevin Brady featuring new compositions,lyrics and arrangements on LRP Records.Featuring world reknowned U.S. pianist Bill Carrothers, the legendary vocals of Norma Winstone (U.K.) and one of Ireland’s highly regarded musician’s Bassist Dave Redmond.
One of the most interesting & unique jazz trios to have emerged in the last ten years is the International collaboration between Irish jazz musician Kevin Brady, U.S. pianist/composer Bill Carrothers & bassist Dave Redmond.Brady formed the trio in 2007 with the clear aim of creating and producing contemporary jazz; the impact of this was immediate. Their performances have been critically acclaimed for their dynamism and musicality.
Since the trio’s formation, Brady, Carrothers & Redmond have toured regularly and consolidated their worldwide reputation with audiences’ as a compelling live act.
‘This Trio display an enviable poise and togetherness amid cascading instrumental breaks and improvised flourishes’ – James Lachno : The Telegraph ****
The trio will release their third studio album entitled ‘ENSAM’ on LRP Records in May 2016. The record features exciting & original compositions by Brady and remarkable arrangements of standards such as The Night we called it a Day, Gershwin tune But not for me and the Keith Jarrett composition, Southern Smiles. The album also features spectacular vocal performances by legendary vocalist/lyricist Norma Winstone who will be joining the trio. The Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers perform new music that embraces imaginative creativity and contributes to the evolution of stunning contemporary jazz.
Friday May 6th 2016
JJ Smyths Jazz & Blues Club
12 Aungier St.