Cormac Kenevey
 
 
 
 
Hugely Impressive
— The Sunday Times
Really Excellent
— Donald Helme, Jazz Ireland
 
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UPCOMING DATES

 

Saturday 23rd June

With the Velvet Lounge Band | Mint Bar (Westin Hotel) Dublin |


Friday 6th July

Cormac Kenevey Trio | The Gallery at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 930pm |


Friday 13th July

Cormac Kenevey Trio | The Gallery at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 930pm |


Sunday 15th July

Cormac Kenevey with the Zanzibar quartet | Searson's of Baggot St, Dublin 6pm |


Friday 27th July

Cormac Kenevey Trio | The Gallery at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 930pm |


Sunday 29th July

with Toot Sweet and The Shadow Man  | Hotter Than July Festival Dublin 7pm |

 

LATEST NEWS

October Launch

Cormac's new album will be released in October 2018! With live dates in Ireland including the Cork Jazz Festival and Galway Jazz Festival.

Brad Mehldau

In the tradition of Mark Murphy, Kurt Elling and the late lyricist legend, Jon Hendricks, Cormac has added a new lyric to one of Brad Mehldau's masterful tunes. With huge thanks to Brad himself for his blessing, the track will feature on the 2018 album. 

 

New Album for 2018!

We're excited to announce Cormac will be releasing a new album in 2018! It is currently at the final mastering stages! 

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Kenevey brings heart, spirit and warmth to everything he sings
— Jazzwise Magazine
It’s clear that the Irish singer Cormac Kenevey possesses the charisma that jazz sorely needs at the moment
— Clive Davis, The Times (Live Review)
 
 
Highly Recommended
— Cadence Magazine, New York
 
Immediately refreshing...he exudes confidence, wit and style...4 Stars
— The Times
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NEW STUDIO ALBUM ON THE WAY 

The new Cormac Kenevey album will feature music from various sources including Paul Simon, Oliver Nelson, James Taylor and Kristina Train as well as new lyrics by Cormac for tunes by jazz piano master Brad Mehldau and Irish guitarist Julien Colarossi.

There will be some surprises including a musical nod to vocal legend Mel Tormé. Cormac acknowledges his many influencers in the lineage of jazz singing through insightful liner notes, including Jon Hendricks, Anita O'Day, Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, all the while maintaining his own unique and distinctive voice.

Collaborators on this project:

Johnny Taylor (piano) Damian Evans (bass) Dominic Mullan (drums) 

with additional contributions by Julien Colarossi (guitar) and Guy Rickarby (percussion)