The Tommy Halferty Trio with guest Richie Buckley

15 October 2015 21:30 – 21:30
Location: JJ Smyths Dublin
Category: Normal Gig

Music 9.30pm (In The Bar) - No Cover Charge

Featuring: Tommy Halferty (guitar), Dave Redmond (double & electric bass), Kevin Brady (drums) and Richie Buckley (sax).

Jazz Guitarist Tommy Halferty has been performing & composing for the last 30 years and in that time has gained a wealth of experience performing with musicians from all over the world such as Lee Konitz,Keith Copeland, Benny Golson, Norma Winstone and many more…. He has released internationally acclaimed albums with Steeplechase Records.

Halferty's latest group features one of Ireland's most experienced rhythm sections;

Dave Redmond on Double & Electric Bass and Kevin Brady Drums & Percussion. Both, have recorded and performed & recorded internationally for many years.

The trio will perform selections of Halferty's exciting & energetic original compositions which feature a blend of improvised music, swing, rock & blues and new compositions by Kevin Brady. Due to the groups musical diversity in nature, they have become one of the most successful jazz trios in Ireland.

"Excellent musicianship, adds up to a fine lesson in the art of the jazz guitar trio" - ALL ABOUT JAZZ

With his unique style and virtuoso technique, Richie Buckley is internationally recognised as one of Ireland’s leading jazz performers. Described by the Irish Times as "something of a genius...[with] a world reputation amongst saxophonists", he has collaborated with musicians as diverse as Van Morrison, Freddie Hubbard, Bob Dylan, Georgie Fame, Jon Hendricks, Carlos Santana, Barry Manilow, Elvis Costello and James Williams.

Music 9.30pm (In The Bar) - No Cover Charge